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24 May 2016

The lack of domestic insurance companies is harming Mexican fundraising, says Nexxus exec $

money-1292162_960_720 The Mexican private equity industry is going through positive changes but the lack of investment from domestic insurance companies is making fundraising more difficult according to Nexxus Capital’s managing director Roberto Terrazas.

9 March 2016

UK PiP targets £1bn for new multi-strategy infra fund

london-123778_640 The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP), a UK P2P investment business for pension funds, is seeking to raise £1bn for a new multi-strategy 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.

21 January 2016

Foreign LPs increasing exposure to Southeast Asia, says exec $

indonesia Pension funds and insurance companies have increased their exposure to Southeast Asia, with the region quickly becoming the core private equity market in the continent according to Northstar Group co-managing partner Ashish Shastry.

30 December 2015

Malaysia’s Kumpulan Wang pension fund to offload London RE asset for £270m

city-11087_1920 Malaysia’s second-largest pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan will sell an office building in Central London for £270m upon a government request for repatriation of funds.

15 December 2015

Japan’s GPIF piles up infrastructure cash as it moves into alternative investments space

bonsai-316573_1280 Japan’s JPY 135trn ($1.1trn) national pension fund has raised infrastructure investments considerably over the past few quarters, boosting the capital allocated to infra projects more than ten times.

30 October 2015

Sensitisation at heart of Nigerian pension funds embrace of more PE investments

Anohu-Amazu2 Sensitization of Nigerian pension funds about the benefits of private equity investments has been essential for the gradual adoption of PE in the country.

27 August 2015

TIAA-CREF in tie-up with 2 Swedish pension funds to buy European property

europe map TIAA-CREF, the giant US pension entity, is joining forces with two of Sweden's national pension funds to create a €4 bn-plus pan-European office investment platform.

23 July 2015

TDR and investors purchase VW’s LeasePlan for €3.7bn

street-238458_640 A consortium of investors and private equity firm TDR Capital have purchased Dutch-based financing company LeasePlan for €3.7bn.

17 July 2015

Iceland allows pension funds to make foreign investments

iceland-679422_640 The Central Bank of Iceland has said that it will lift capital controls on pension funds in the country, allowing them to invest abroad.

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