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Alex Lynn is senior reporter for Private Equity International in Hong Kong. He previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office, where he was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year - Alternatives 2018 and 2019. He has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University.
We look under the hood of what drove the Australian SWF to undertake a major rebalancing of its private equity portfolio prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
NBA
Documents seen by sister title PEI detail Dyal HomeCourt Partners' investment strategy, fund terms and perks.
Dubai, Middle-East
Khuram Maqsood formerly oversaw a $1bn private equity portfolio as co-head of industrials and director at Dubai’s sovereign wealth fund.
Melbourne, Australia
The Australian SWF's exposure to the asset class had grown in recent months due to its relative outperformance and currency moves, according to acting CIO Sue Brake.
HSBC Vision
HSBC Vision Private Equity 2020 Fund raised the capital to invest across primaries, secondaries and direct co-investments.
The US's largest public pension has been exploring ways to reach its target private equity exposure, including via secondaries investments.
Under the hood
Hong Kong-based CLSA is seeking up to $100m from the likes of HNWIs and wealth managers to build a portfolio of pre-IPO tech unicorns, Secondaries Investor understands.
Investor relations appointment
Amelia Offer previously spent nine years at events business Informa Connect, where she had most recently served as editor-in-chief of industry conference SuperInvestor.
Timberland
SIT IX, which acquires secondaries positions in existing timberland funds and co-investments. has already deployed $168m across five investments.
Employer with magnifying glass exploring application papers
The latest guidance from the LP body encourages GPs to disclose net IRR with and without the use of such facilities, in addition to the methodology used to reach that figure.
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