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Salary cuts bite European private capital execs

Some 15% of private capital executives saw a decrease in their year-on-year base salary in 2017, significantly higher than the 1% who reported a similar change last year.

Harvard endowment to continue illiquids reduction

The $36bn fund reported strong private equity returns after implementing an “aggressive” restructuring plan in December 2016.

GPs clear up transparency issues

Just over half of LPs have experienced greater transparency from fund managers since 2015, a new report claims.

Hollyport snaps up pair of stakes

The tail-end specialist invested in a European mid-market fund and a Polish vehicle through its £187m Secondary Opportunities V vehicle.

Portobello returns to market after restructuring

The Spanish firm is seeking around €600m for its fourth buyout fund after a GP-led process on its 2015 Fund II with HarbourVest Partners.

ADIA targets direct investment amid return concerns

The sovereign wealth fund, with estimated assets of $828bn, is broadening its range of deals including secondaries and direct investments.

Campbell Lutyens appoints ex-GIC president

The advisory firm and placement agent is also planning to open a second Asia office in Singapore.