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Neuberger taps CPPIB to bolster Asia team

Lydia Hao joins the asset manager in Hong Kong and will focus on primary funds, secondaries and co-investments.

Strategic Partners buys in $100m-plus Japanese sale

The stakes were offloaded by Norinchukin Bank, a Japanese co-operative.

Penn SERS commits $100m to Asia Alternatives

The US pension has backed the fund of funds' latest vehicle and has also committed to an SMA with the Asia-focused manager.

GPIF mulls private equity applications

The Japanese pension giant has received 23 proposals from private equity funds of funds in its first recruitment drive for external managers for alternatives.
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Two timing issues that can kill a deal

Impending NAV updates and carried interest catch-up can make or break a transaction.

Greenhill: H1 deal volume hit $22bn

The investment bank's analysis of the first half suggests that 2017 could break records on a number of fronts.

Partners Group seeks Asian real estate VP

The Singapore-based hire will focus on direct and secondaries investments in the asset class.

Putting Jeonju on the GP’s map

The world’s third largest pension fund maybe going through turmoil, but its alternatives programme still looks inviting to fundraisers.

Western Europe fund stakes price highest in Q2

The region priced highest among all fund types apart from venture capital and infrastructure, according to data from Setter Capital.

Asian funds yet to take off

No Asia-Pacific secondaries funds have closed in the past year, according to PEI data.