LP News

PE leads in Ilmarinen’s buoyant 2017

Finnish pension insurer confirms solid returns largely driven by private equity


Japan Post establishes private equity manager

New direct private equity arm forms part of pivot to alternatives

ILPA releases PE Model Subscription Agreement

The MSA aims to improve clarity and reduce legal costs for fundraising



Pantheon appoints private equity secondaries co-heads

Incumbent team head Elly Livingstone transitions into a fundraising and investment role

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CalPERS seeks first-time funds

The program is open to all qualified managers in global equities and private equity

CalPERS opens up to first-time private equity funds

ILPA names Mazzola as interim CEO after Freire departure

Former CEO Peter Freire departed the Institutional Limited Partners Association in June

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Unigestion closes direct fund on €255m

The private equity fund attracted capital from pension funds, insurance firms, banks and family offices

Summit Partners raises €700m for second European fund

Nordea and AlpInvest launch co-investment programme

The joint venture will start with €200m of commitments for private equity co-investments

AlpInvest and Nordea join forces on co-investments

SWFs abandon private equity and move to real estate

Invesco report reveals SWFs targeting real estate due to lack of PE opportunities

SWFs change investment track

Swedish Church Pension’s SRI policy challenges PE investing

Kyrkans Penionskassa’s new sustainability policy could make it more difficult to invest in private equity

Swedish church pension fund implements new SRI policy

ILPA releases fund financing guidelines

Industry organisation suggests bridging facilities’ impact on reported IRR be disclosed by GPs

Danish LPs’ fund manager in German offensive

PFA and ATP’s joint buyout fund has opened an office in Munich

Beech Tree closes second fund on £80m

UK-based Beech Tree has closed its Beech Tree Private Equity Fund II on £80m.

Stricter sustainability rules make PE investing more difficult

ILPA CEO Peter Freire steps down

CEO leaves industry group the Institutional Limited Partners Association


Sweden’s AP2 commits $50m to TPG impact fund

TPG Growth-managed The Rise Fund follows the UN Sustainable Development Goals


Partners Group reshuffles leadership team

Partners Group has adjusted its leadership team as part of its ongoing review of its organisational structure.


Desire for PE causes LP introspection

LPs wanting to increase their allocations to private equity appear to be in a self-reflective mood


Union, Unigestion tie-up raises €312m

Union Investment has raised €312m for PE-Invest 3, a fund-of-funds that will be invested by Unigestion.