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.
Interest paid on new loans will be taxable under reform proposals, but the rules are unlikely to apply to existing debt.
The healthy food-focused firm collected 50% more than for its debut vehicle, which is now 70% committed.
As MIT’s accelerator closes a $200m fund targeting ‘tough tech,’ insiders try to lure start-ups and capital away from California.
The $36bn fund reported strong private equity returns after implementing an ‘aggressive’ restructuring plan in December 2016.
Moody’s analysis showed a compound annual growth rate of 55% in alternative investments by the country’s insurers between 2013 and 2016.
The UN-backed Land Degradation Neutrality Fund was officially launched this week at the COP13 in China. As the vehicle progresses toward a first close, we speak to its manager to find out more about return expectations, fee structure and prospective LPs.
Smart, less risk averse and focused on the long term, family offices have what it takes to help build agriculture into a mainstream asset class. But for it to happen, the circle needs to widen.
Sovereign funds and asset managers represented a growing share of the 702 investors that committed to early-stage start-ups in the sector in H1 2017, according to AgFunder.
Nigeria’s government says it is looking at similar arrangements with other institutions to help prop up the country’s farmers.