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GP-LP relationship ‘challenged’ by transparency demands

Two reports conclude transparency requirements are affecting the GP-LP dynamic and can be difficult to achieve.

Infra and distressed credit were the biggest Q3 risers

The hunt for yield has helped push up average high bids for infrastructure funds by almost 11%, according to Setter Capital.

Partners Group’s Shontz becomes primary and secondaries co-head

Denver head Anthony Shontz has replaced Adam Howarth as co-chief of private equity integrated investments Americas, Secondaries Investor has learned.
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Headway makes 2x exit on French animation studio

The firm, which focuses on smaller, more complex secondaries deals, has nearly fully invested its third fund and is halfway to raising a fourth.

Exclude PE from Volcker Rule, urges ABA chief

Banks should only be prohibited from engaging in stand-alone, proprietary trading, according to the American Bankers Association.

Glendower hires ex-Deutsche professionals

The Deutsche spin-out has brought on a New York-based partner and three other investment professionals.

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.

Lexington: newer vintages are the next opportunity

The transition away from tail-ends and GP-led restructurings is already happening, said Pal Ristvedt at BVCA's annual conference.

Children of the revolution

As the secondaries market continues to drive change in the world of private capital, there are lessons to be learned, according to panellists at the BVCA’s annual conference.

Apax pulls GP-led deal – exclusive

The buyout firm is no longer proceeding with its proposal to move assets from Apax Europe VII into a continuation vehicle, Secondaries Investor has learned.