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The growth of special purpose acquisition companies last year added more than $40bn to the pile of capital chasing buyout deals, according to the consulting firm's latest report.
First-time fund managers are set to have an even tougher time on the fundraising trail amid the pandemic, but there could be opportunities for those raising capital on a deal-by-deal basis.
Private equity investors focus only on very simple negotiating points such as fees and structure, according to a survey by eFront.
The pension is planning a much larger co-investment program as part of its 'Collaborative Model' approach to private equity, reports Agri Investor sister publication Private Equity International.
Datuk Ben Chan will relocate from Beijing to Hong Kong for the role of a regional managing director at the Canadian pension.
Clearer free structures are more important for LPs than a reduction in fees, research from State Street has revealed.
New regulations expected to slow China outbound deals are in fact paving the way for more cross-border buyout funds targeting government-favored industries, such as agriculture and natural resources.
The sector is being encouraged as part of efforts to make up for ‘shortages of resources’ at a time when Beijing cracks down on deals targeting the likes of real estate, hotels and entertainment.
Amy Wang, formerly at Amundi Pioneer Asset Management, has been brought on to strengthen the firm’s relationships with Chinese high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors.
Industry Super Australia’s chief economist Stephen Anthony speaks to Agri Investor about its latest discussion paper, ‘Driving Super Fund Investment in Agriculture’.