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CPPIB names new head of private equity to manage C$125.1bn portfolio

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has named Suyi Kim as its new global head of private equity - the first woman to be named to the role at the LP. The post CPPIB names…

KKR, OTPP move closer to Spark buyout with improved $3.78bn buyout offer

A consortium including buyout giant KKR and the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has moved a step closer to a buyout of Australian electricity infrastructure business Spark at a roughly A$5.13bn ($3.78bn) valuation. The post KKR,…

Clearlake Cooking with BakeMark Buy

Clearlake Capital Group has agreed to acquire BakeMark from Pamplona Capital Management. BakeMark is a manufacturer and distributor of bakery ingredients and supplies including mixes, fillings, icings, glazes, commodities (eggs, flour, and dairy), frozen products…

OMERS Private Equity Acquires Lifeways

OMERS Private Equity has signed an agreement to acquire Lifeways, a provider of supported living services for adults with learning disabilities in the UK, from August Equity. Lifeways management will re-invest substantially alongside OMERS. According…

LaSalle Capital Group Has Final Close on Fund 2

LaSalle Capital Group held a final closing on its second fund with $205 million in commitments, substantially exceeding its initial target of $150 million. Fund II commitments include significant institutional investments from pension funds, foundations,…

Connecticut pension commits to ICG, SVP funds targeting more $12.5bn of capital

The $43.7bn-managing Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds has picked a pair of mezzanine funds for its latest alternative assets commitments. The post Connecticut pension commits to ICG, SVP funds targeting more $12.5bn of capital…

Charterhouse to exit Siaci Saint Honoré to OTPP et al.

Charterhouse Capital Partners has entered into exclusive negotiations to sell its stake in France-headquartered B2B insurance broker Siaci Saint Honoré (SSH) to a consortium of investors led by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (OTPP).

New York pension giant picks one big winner amid $770m of new PE fund commitments

US pension fund giant the New York State Common Retirement Fund has revealed another $770m of private equity commitments across a pair of fundraises. The post New York pension giant picks one big winner amid $770m…

General Atlantic collects $3bn to extend ownership of four portfolio companies

Ardian and HarbourVest Partners co-led the formation of General Atlantic’s continuation fund, with additional capital from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Partners Group

KPMG claims Silentnight pensioners were not harmed by its misconduct

KPMG has argued it should receive a smaller fine of £5m for its wrongdoing

Bread Street aims to bring private equity to UK pensions

Two former investment managers at Aberdeen Standard have launched a firm called Bread Street Capital Partners, with the aim of creating a series of listed private markets funds to broaden access to the funds of…

GI Partners Closes Fund VI

Middle-market investor GI Partners has held an oversubscribed and above target closing of GI Partners Fund VI LP with $3.9 billion in total commitments. The firm’s earlier fund closed at its hard cap in November…

Brand Investor Prelude Growth Hits Hard Cap

Prelude Growth Partners, an investor in consumer brands, has closed Prelude Growth Partners II LP at its hard cap of $250 million. The firm’s second fund was oversubscribed and was raised in just four months.…

Carlyle sells Logoplaste stake to OTPP

Carlyle has sold its majority stake in Portugal-headquartered plastic packaging producer Logoplaste to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP).

Grafine Continues Team Build

Grafine Partners has hired Julie Fisher as a new managing director. In her new position with Grafine, Ms. Fisher will focus primarily on business development and investor relations. Grafine sources, screens, structures and invests in…

Wind Point Closes its Largest Fund

Wind Point Partners has held a hard-cap close of the firm’s ninth fund, Wind Point Partners IX LP, with approximately $1.5 billion in capital commitments. This is the largest fund ever raised by Wind Point.…

Whitehorse, Morgan Stanley pick up fund commitments from $62bn Maryland pension system

Whitehorse Liquidity Partners and Morgan Stanley have picked up fund commitments from the $62bn-managing Maryland State Retirement & Pension System.

Novacap Closes its Largest Fund

Novacap has closed Novacap TMT VI LP (Nova VI) with just over $1.8 billion of capital. The new fund is the largest ever raised by Novacap. Nova VI was significantly oversubscribed and beat its target…

AMB :- Opalesque Exclusive: Pensions fill a 'fixed income sized hole' with alternatives

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Pension funds continue to shift toward alternatives, according to a new study from pension consultants Willis Towers Watson. In 2000, just 7% of pension fund assets in developed econom...Article Link

Opalesque Exclusive: Pensions fill a 'fixed income sized hole' with alternatives

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Pension funds continue to shift toward alternatives, according to a new study from pension consultants Willis Towers Watson. In 2000, just 7% of pension fund assets in developed economies were…

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