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20 March 2014

Altius, Castling partner to target South Korean institutional investors

South Korean private equity advisory firm Castling Investment Group has inked an agreement with Altius Associates to provide South Korean institutional investors with private equity, real assets and infrastructure products.

14 February 2014

Norway’s $830bn sovereign wealth fund urged to take on more risk

Norway’s $830bn sovereign wealth fund needs to diversify its investment exposure, with returns dwindling and spending increasing over recent years, according to Oeystein Olsen, governor of Norges Bank, which manages the Fund.

11 February 2014

Macquarie expects improved profit despite challenging market conditions $

Australian asset manager Macquarie pointed to a still-challenging set of market conditions, despite expecting to see a higher net profit for the past 12 months, than in the previous year’s results.

20 November 2013

Private equity commitments increasing as insitutional investors overhaul asset allocation $

With institutional investors having to rethink their asset allocation - both in terms of maximising returns and protecting the portfolio against interest rate rises, private equity is continuing to emerge as an ideal solution, according to one LP.

30 September 2013

Altius Associates hires special infrastructure advisor Duncan Cox

UK-headquartered private equity firm Altius Associates has named Duncan Cox as a special advisor with respect to the its infrastructure business.

16 September 2013

Perella Weinberg seeks exit from Flagship Rail Service

US investment firm Perella Weinberg Partners is seeking to offload railcar leasing and servicing company Flagship Rail Service, hiring Macquarie to explore a potential sale.

18 June 2013

Dundee Corp acquires 25% stake in Latin America-focused Union Group

Canadian investment firm Dundee Corporation has bought a 25 per cent interest in Latin America focused real assets investor Union Group.

17 October 2012

Private equity investors eye hedge funds for exit $

Investors in alternative asset classes are beginning to look at how to optimise exits from a diverse range of lower-liquidity assets, including real estate and private equity positions.

13 August 2012

Clever PE investing helps Oxford Uni endowment beat benchmark $

oxford Increased exposure to private equity helped the Oxford University Endowment Fund (OEF) outperform its benchmark last year despite a disappointing overall return of -1.6 per cent.

13 July 2012

LP Profile: Nick Mansley, Aviva Investors $

aviva_mansley_170sq Private equity has to fight harder than ever to maintain its place in alternative asset portfolios, says Nick Mansley, head of the multi-manager business at Aviva Investors

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