The 'European GP Insights 2021' special report comprises seven separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Non-flagship funds on the rise

Non-flagship funds on the rise

Dyal Capital Partners: Best Growth Manager — Large private equity managers have seen their non-flagship funds represent a greater portion of their assets as they sought to expand their offerings to meet investor demands.

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Disciplined managers critical to secondaries success

Disciplined managers critical to secondaries success

LGT Capital Partners: Best Secondaries Manager (fund size > USD1 billion) — Appetite for private capital has continued to grow and investors are seeking to broaden the scope of their investments in the space and introduce sub-strategies and allocations within their portfolios. As investors wrestle for access to the best deals, disciplined managers are critical to their success.

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Change afoot as PE adapts to market environment

Change afoot as PE adapts to market environment

Neuberger Berman Private Equity: Best Fund of Funds — Manager Activity and interest in private equity has remained strong and though demand has been uneven following the Covid-19 outbreak, appetite for the asset class is set to remain high and the fundraising market strong. The industry also has the potential to play a leading role in bringing about more holistic change on the environmental and social front.

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Intense client contact helps retain trust

Intense client contact helps retain trust

Allianz Capital Partners: Best Fundraising Firm – Fund of Funds – Close communication with clients has taken centre stage as general partners (GPs) continue searching for robust assets in an environment of high prices. In addition, limited partners (LPs) are becoming more discerning in their manager selection.

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Data and due diligence to help GPs thrive

Data and due diligence to help GPs thrive

IK Investment Partners: Best Fundraising Firm – Mid-Cap Buyout (fund size >USD3 billion) – Compiling disparate forms of data to provide a clear picture of fund performance and offer information of value to those who require it will be key to succeeding in the 2021 private equity (PE) market. Also, in an environment of remote working, general partners (GPs) need to facilitate comprehensive virtual due diligence exercises to help limited partners (LPs) navigate the uncertainty.

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Evolving opportunities in secondary market

Evolving opportunities in secondary market

Unigestion: Best Secondaries Manager (fund size <USD1 billion) — The secondary market has evolved significantly in the last decade, an evolution that has been accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. With 50 percent of today’s deals by volume being led by general partners (GPs), this market is expected to have a record-breaking year.