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Isobel Markham

Isobel Markham is Editor of Private Equity International, overseeing the editorial content of the monthly magazine and contributing news and analysis for PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in New York, Isobel works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI Media’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
About 40% of the fund, which is tailored to the UK defined contributions pensions industry, will be invested in private markets including private equity and real estate secondaries.
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Since the chastening experience of the global financial crisis, LPs are wary of being over-allocated to private equity.
The Norwegian asset manager, which allocates €100m to secondaries annually, has acquired the interests through its sole secondaries vehicle.
More than 6,800 votes were cast by industry insiders for PEI’s annual awards, which saw serial winners and new contenders celebrated for their outstanding achievements in 2015.
The Swiss fund manager is handing strategic decision-making over to an expanded executive committee.
The Paris-based firm will return to market just a year after closing its $9bn sixth secondaries fund
The London-based private investment firm sealed its first secondaries fund commitment earlier this year.
The oversubscribed fund reached its hard-cap and attracted 30 institutional investors and more than 300 private client investors.
The Israeli fund of funds manager will buy low-funded secondaries and early secondaries positions in venture capital funds and in technology-related private equity funds.

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