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Colony and Abraaj: who, what, when, where and why?

The real estate investment firm owned by Tom Barrack agreed this week to buy part of the ailing Abraaj business. What do we know?

Secondaries firms shun Abraaj stake sales

The emerging markets investor has tried to offload GP commitments to a number of its funds.

Kuwaiti SWF sells tail-end stakes to Coller

The sale is understood to be linked to changes to the sovereign wealth's London office, which handles its European private equity investments.

BC Partners staple: sellers revealed

LPs that chose to sell their stakes in BC European Capital IX to Lexington Partners include media group scions, insurers and endowments.

HarbourVest to open Tel Aviv, Seoul offices – exclusive

The fund of funds manager, which already has seven offices, will expand in the Middle East and Asia.

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