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15 January 2014

LP Profile: Joachim Høegh-Krohn, Argentum $

As Nordic private equity seeks to translate its success beyond its borders, state-backed limited partner Argentum aims to grow alongside it, while keeping sight of its origins.

2 January 2014

LP Profile: Diana Noble, CDC Group $

Criticism over its business model has seen development investor CDC revamp its strategy, turning its back on China and broadening its investment activities beyond its £2.8bn fund investment programme.

2 December 2013

LP Profile: Hamish Mair, F&C Investments $

A focus on emerging managers in Europe’s mid market may not be the most straightforward proposition for private equity investors, but it is one where F&C feels it can offer something different to the rest of the crowd.

17 October 2013

LP Profile: Geoff Love, Wellcome Trust $

Wellcome Trust’s long-term backing of venture capital is in contrast to the bulk of limited partners who are choosing to abandon the seemingly fragile asset class

10 September 2013

LP Profile: Edi Truell, London Pension Funds Authority $

A new institutional investment programme targeting infrastructure has wide-reaching repercussions for limited partners, according to Edi Truell, long-time private equity investor and chairman of the London Pension Funds Authority.

1 August 2013

LP Profile: Anders Dalhoff, PKA Alternative Investment Partners $

Launching early last year, PKA Alternative Investment Partners was established to broaden Danish pension fund PKA’s exposure to alternatives, and the firm now hopes to prove a point and win a new mandate

2 June 2013

LP Profile: Volkert Doeksen, AlpInvest Partners $

Carlyle’s acquisition of AlpInvest provided the missing piece in the firm’s make-up, according to company CEO Volkert Doeksen, while other fund of funds managers continue to seek their own paths to securing their future.

19 March 2013

LP Profile: David Seligman, Seligman Private Equity Select $

Having gained its independence, European fund investor Seligman Private Equity Select remains positive as to the prospects for small funds despite an uncertain economic backdrop.

20 August 2012

LP Profile: Katharina Lichtner, Capital Dynamics $

Issues such as ESG can no longer be dismissed, and those that neglect them could find it comes back to bite come exit time, says Katharina Lichtner at Capital Dynamics.

29 July 2012

LP Profile: Rhonda Ryan, Pinebridge Investments $

pinebridge_ryan_170sq With a widening gap between top performing fund managers and the rest, LPs are looking to optimise their involvement in a fragmented private equity space

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