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25 May 2016

Goldman Sachs may launch new $1.5bn fund to invest in PE firms

dollars domino Goldman Sachs Asset Management reportedly plans to expand its fund investment programme to include large and medium-sized private equity players and may raise a new $1.5bn dedicated fund.

24 February 2016

Colombian pension funds given green light to invest in PE and RE

bogota-221345_960_720 Colombian pension funds will soon be able to invest up to 20 percent of their assets in alternative investments, AltAssets understands.

15 February 2016

Paulson & Co. to launch $1.5bn private equity fund for distressed debt

debt-1157824_1280 Paulson & Co., the investment firm of billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson, is said to be gearing up for the launch of a $1.5bn private equity fund.

4 November 2015

Investcorp buys hedge FOF subsidiary of SSARIS Advisors

finance-634901_1920 Investcorp announced today it has agreed to acquire SSARIS Advisors' hedge fund of funds business, currently managing some $800m in discretionary and advisory assets.

16 September 2015

Market’s take on KKR’s stake in hedgie Marshall Wace: client-focused ‘strategic move’ $

hedge_170sq News last week that New York-based private equity giant KKR had taken a minority stake in London-based hedge fund group Marshall Wace surprised few industry observers, even though it was clearly not intended as a straightforward portfolio investment on KKR’s part – while not quite being a bolt-on acquisition either, given its “minority” nature.

24 August 2015

Trump latest US presidential candidate to target ‘carried interest loophole’

usa flag Donald Trump, the New York real estate tycoon who is the Republican party's leading candidate for president, has attacked hedge fund managers as "paper pushers" who are "getting away with murder" by not paying their fair share of taxes.

15 April 2015

Fund managers’ salaries already in Hillary Clinton’s sights as campaign rolls out

dollar capital cash money pic Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is said to have zoned in on the lower tax rate paid by fund managers at the first stop of her campaign rollout in Iowa this week.

13 April 2015

SEC names private equity scrutiniser Watt as acting director for compliance office

magnifying-glass_lrg US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission has named Marc Wyatt as acting director of the agency’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations.

16 September 2014

CalPERS eliminates hedge fund investment programme

california hedge funds America’s largest pension fund, the California Public Employees' Retirement System, has decided to cease investing in hedge funds.

25 June 2014

Neuberger Berman secures $250m commitment from New Jersey for new fund

dollar back seal The state of New Jersey has backed Neuberger Berman’s latest private equity fund with a commitment of up to $200m.

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