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Size matters in private equity reporting, says eFront research

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 18:16

Larger private equity LPs receive more information from GPs, according to new global survey of private equity reporting practices carried out by eFront. The survey also reveals that best practice in PE reporting is correlated with better performing funds. »

Governments involved in almost half of all European venture capital investments

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 10:25

European governments are involved in almost half of all venture capital investments for entrepreneurs, according to new research from emlyon business school. »

Hiti Singh, Octopus

Global ageing population growth set to drive USD200bn demand for healthcare infrastructure

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 10:11

Some USD200 billion will be invested into Healthcare Infrastructure over the next five years, according to a new report published by Octopus Group based on a global survey of institutional investors. »

LPs continue to view Africa as an attractive destination for investment

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 10:06

The majority of LPs (76 per cent) plan to increase or maintain their allocation to African PE over the next three years, with over half of respondents (53 per cent) anticipating increasing their allocation to the continent, contrasted with 49 per cent for other emerging and frontier markets. »

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Mourant ranked as No1 legal adviser for Jersey funds

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 10:48

According to the Monterey Fund Report 2018, Mourant has once again maintained its leading position as the go-to legal adviser in Jersey's funds industry, advising on over 46 per cent of all funds by market share of assets. »

Private equity secondaries funds reach record distributions

Wed, 21/11/2018 - 19:37

Data from eFront, a provider of alternative investment management software and solutions, shows that since the start of 2013, distributions from private equity secondaries funds globally have risen steadily to a record level. At the same time, capital calls have fallen to a historic low. »

Denise Voss, ALFI

ALFI reports confirm strong growth in Luxembourg’s alternative funds sector

Wed, 21/11/2018 - 08:16

ALFI has unveiled three reports at its PERE conference held in Luxembourg on 20 and 21 November which all highlight strong growth in the Grand Duchy’s alternative funds sector. »

John Molesphini, eVestment

Private equity No1 choice for US & UK public pensions in Q3 2018

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:44

Private equity investments were the No1 choice for US & UK public pensions in the third quarter of the year with 233 new allocation commitments announced by plans tracked by eVestment. »

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New EY survey highlights challenges and changes facing alternative asset management industry

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:50

Private equity and hedge fund managers alike are finding their investor base is challenging what products fit best within their portfolio and, in many cases, no longer want a “one size fits all”, according to EY’s 12th annual Hedge Fund Survey, which has been released under the new name of the Global Alternatives Survey. »

European buy & build activity falls in H1 as political uncertainty begins to bite

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:31

European Buy & Build activity in the first half of 2018 fell by 12 per cent compared to the same period in 2017 with Brexit concerns dampening the normally buoyant UK and Irish markets, according to Silverfleet Capital’s European Buy & Build Monitor. »

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