Home Authors Posts by Marine Cole

Marine Cole

As Americas Editor for Private Equity, Marine Cole oversees and directs the deployment of resources across PEI Media’s portfolio of private equity-focused titles in North America, including Private Equity International, private funds management and Secondaries Investor. Based in New York, she has been reporting and writing on finance and business topics for more than a decade, including credit markets, tax and accounting, retirement, marketing and personal finance.

Why GP-leds have taken off in Europe

Three reasons why the continent, usually behind North America in deal innovation, is in front.

PEI Awards 2017: GP-led deals lead the way

Despite representing less than half of total secondaries volume in 2017, GP-led transactions stole the spotlight in PEI’s annual industry awards.

A new direction for Harvard

The Harvard Management Company is changing its investment model, but it’s still unclear when it will pay off.

Infrastructure secondaries: an open-ended question

Does the projected growth in open-ended infrastructure funds spell the end for infra secondaries?

When less isn’t more

CalPERS is reviewing its strategy of consolidating PE commitments into fewer managers. What will that mean for the industry?

Why CalPERS is rethinking its ‘core 30’ concept

The pension plan’s strategy to reduce GP relationships to a core group has not delivered the benefits it expected.

UPS sits on the secondaries sidelines

The pension plan of the world’s largest delivery business has not seen any tempting market opportunities for some time.

Secondaries fundraising and deal volume set for record

Early figures indicate it could be a stellar market this year on the back of several large stapled deals and fund closes in H1.

The case for separate accounts

Multi-strategy managers are vying for SMA money – a strategy popular with secondaries firms – with KKR reportedly in line to land a $3bn whopper.

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination