Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Outlook for 2017

The populist wave crashing over the shores of the US and Europe still has much more to run, and whereas in the past we didn’t need to devote so much attention to the political environment in forming a view on private equity

Sarona in the Trump era: Steady as she goes

Only a few more days and President-Elect Trump will be President Trump. While many may have significant reservations about the impending “Trump effect”, we believe that it will prove to be less pronounced than many investors fear.

Apax sells part of GlobalLogic stake to CPPIB

European buyout house Apax Partners is offloading nearly 48 per cent of US tech company GlobalLogic to Canada's CPPIB for an undisclosed amount.

Should DC Plan Sponsors Add Private Equity To Target-Date Funds?

In this paper, we studied how the inclusion of Private Equity in custom Target-date Funds (TDFs) affects the return profile of TDFs – more specifically, our approach focused on including Private Equity in TDFs while keeping their risk profile unchanged.

Pantheon promotes CFO Robin Bailey to partner

Global fund investor Pantheon has kicked off the new year with a wave of new promotions, including Robin Bailey to partner.

Greenspring Associates hits $325m goal for opportunities Fund IV

US-based venture capital firm Greenspring Associates has hit the $325m goal for its fourth opportunities fund.

Adveq closes sixth European fund at €462m

European asset manager Adveq has closed its sixth-generation fund at €462m, smashing its initial target of €350m.

Separate Accounts in Private Equity: Custom Solutions, Targeted Investing

Today’s low interest-rate environment is prompting more investors to look outside the box for new alpha generators – and private equity, with its strong historical performance relative to public markets – is garnering increased attention.

CPPIB and GIC back MBK Partners’ new $4.1bn fund

North Asian private equity house MBK Partners has reportedly closed its latest fund at $4.1bn, with commitments coming from CPPIB and GIC.

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