European pension funds are committing a "miniscule" amount of their vast capital to VC funds in the region, continuing their historical trend of punching below their weight, new research from Atomico shows.
Many private equity firms reacted with alarm to the SEC's new rules for private fund advisers, introduced in August. Now the dust has settled, Prashant Gupta, associate director for private markets at Acuity Knowledge Partners, examines the impact of the new regulations, and how they could actually prove an opportunity for the PE industry.
The second flagship fund from Nexxus Capital's Iberia investment unit has reached €230m of commitments at first close.
AltAssets has been serving the global private equity industry for over a decade and has become established as a trusted source of independent news and views on the industry by thousands of professionals worldwide.