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Isobel Markham

Isobel Markham is Editor of Private Equity International, overseeing the editorial content of the monthly magazine and contributing news and analysis for PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in New York, Isobel works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI Media’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
The $362bn pension plan laid out its plans for its direct investment program and named an interim CIO, reports Agri Investor sister publication Private Equity International.
The rapper's cannabis-focused venture capital firm is looking for 10x returns with its debut fund. Managing partner Karan Wadhera talks strategy.
The next 12 months are set to transform the valuations landscape for alternative investment funds.
With assets in the trillions, a healthy penchant for private equity and autonomy over their investment strategy, family offices have a lot to offer fund managers.
In the next 10 years, half of private equity managers will move to charging only on invested capital, predicts Richard Clarke-Jervoise, a partner at family office Stonehage Fleming.
China and Canada flags
Research suggests the ‘Canada Model’ for pension fund management can lead to superior returns, though a closer look at their agri holdings hints at varying strategies and results.
Mangoes ripening
The fund will seek investments in sustainable food processing and production companies, and agritech businesses across Europe and Australasia.
A total of 145 deals worth a combined $3.8 billion were announced last year. This compares to a total deal value of $2.5 billion in 2015, down from a peak of $8.1 billion in 2014.
Limited partners expect to deploy more capital into private equity in the next 12 months than in 2016, sister publication Private Equity International reported.
Paris-headquartered Céréa Partenaire has raised almost €700 million to invest in Western European agribusiness through its buyout, mezzanine, and senior debt arms, sister publication Private Equity International reported.

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