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IPEM 2023: GPs battle fundraising blues on the Côte d'Azur

Panels and conversations at IPEM 2023 in Cannes were dominated by sponsors’ and LPs’ need to overcome the tough fundraising and deal-making environment, with a noticeable change in dynamics as the industry works out how

Flight to quality, impact investing to drive allocations in 2023 – HarbourVest

Ahead of a challenging year, LPs are seeking ways to commit to private markets and take advantage of impact, secondaries and co-investment opportunities, London-based members of private assets manager HarbourVest’s investment team told Unquote.

Trio of new partners at Alpine Investors help firm ring in new year

Software-focused private equity house Alpine Investors has named a trio of new partners amid a string of new year promotions and hires. Dorothy Walter, Daniel Cohen and Jake Brodsky become partners at the San Francisco-based investor,

KKR Appoints Tim Lawler as Executive Advisor

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced today the appointment of Tim Lawler as an Executive Advisor. Mr. Lawler will work alongside the KKR Americas Health Care team to help develop a

TPG gets $500m CalPERS backing for first fund focused on growing diverse-led asset managers

Private equity giant TPG has picked up a $500m anchor commitment from CalPERS for its inaugural NEXT fund targeting the next generation of underrepresented alternative asset managers. The post TPG gets $500m CalPERS backing for

Louisiana pension latest big LP to back $9.5bn-targeting GTCR fundraise

Private equity giant GTCR  has picked up more LP support for its $9.5bn-targeting flagship fund. The post Louisiana pension latest big LP to back $9.5bn-targeting GTCR fundraise first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Hamilton Lane hits $2.1bn for new direct equity fundraise amid rising LP appetite

Private market investment major Hamilton Lane has hauled in about $2.1bn for the final close for its latest direct equity fund. Hamilton Lane Equity Opportunities Fund V is the largest vehicle of its kind raised

GLP Capital Partners taps Kirkland & Ellis PE partner

Global investment manager GLP Capital Partners is bringing in a private equity partner from the London office of Kirkland & Ellis, sources familiar with the situation said.

LPs score over 2.5x return from DBAG Fund V as firm secures vehicle’s final exit

German private equity investor Deutsche Beteiligungs has scored a better than 2.5x return for investors in its fifth flagship fund following the sale of its final portfolio business. The post LPs score over 2.5x return from

KKR to acquire Clinisupplies to accelerate growth and help build a leading international chronic care medical devices platform

KKR to support organic and inorganic growth to enhance Clinisupplies’ leadership position in collecting devices and expand its broader chronic care portfolio Claus Bjerre, KKR Senior Advisor and former Chief Executive Officer of Atos Medical

Soho Square Capital exits Alpine Fire Engineers to WestBridge

Soho Square Capital, an investment firm focused on UK and European SMEs, has exited its position in Alpine Fire Engineers to UK-focused private equity firm WestBridge. The post Soho Square Capital exits Alpine Fire Engineers

GrowthCap Announces The Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors of 2022

The most competitive nominee pool since GrowthCap's annual awards began nearly a decade ago, these awardees were selected based on the depth of deal experience, ability to help scale companies,...(PRWeb December 22, 2022)Read the full

FSI eyes new fund with near EUR 1bn returned to LPs this year

Italian growth investor FSI has a new fund in sight after returning close to EUR 1bn to its limited partners via four exits, chief investment officer Barnaba Ravanne told Unquote.

Large LPs among most concerned about denominator effect – Coller Capital

Two thirds of large LPs and public pension funds are citing the denominator effect as a factor that is slowing down the pace of their commitments to private equity, Coller Capital’s latest Global Private Equity

LP Profile: Stonehage Fleming anticipates largest ever PE programme in 2023

UK-headquartered multi-family office Stonehage Fleming is expecting to raise its largest ever pool of commitments for private equity fund investments in 2023 as its clients seek to up their exposure to the asset class, private

Gresham House reaps 6.9x money on Equip exit

Growth equity investor Gresham House Ventures has sold its equity stake in outdoor apparel manufacturer Equip Outdoor Technologies, the parent company of specialist outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine.

Eurazeo takes majority stake in NeoXam following ‘intense process’

Eurazeo has taken a majority stake in financial services software provider NeoXam from backers Cathay Capital and Bpifrance, alongside founder Serge Delpla and its management team.

LP stakes trade on wider discounts amid liquidity crunch – Palico

The discounts priced into LP secondary market trades in Q3 have been wider compared with the previous quarter, with the average price-to-NAV of a discounted deal being 90%, according to a report from online secondaries

PE liquidity at all time low amid macro woes – Rede Partners

Private equity liquidity is at its lowest on record, according to the H2 2022 Rede Liquidity Index (RLI), a survey measuring investor sentiment published by placement agent Rede Partners.

Fundraising power balance shifts to LPs – panel

The difficult PE fundraising market means that LPs are gaining more power to sway the types of investments made with their commitments as well as to force change in the diversity of GPs and even

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