UN: Long-term investment vital for achieving sustainability goals

Report warns corporates against short-termist backers, helping build the case for an ESG-attuned private equity

HNWI platform scoops up major private equity portfolio

iCapital Network to double invested assets after buying $2.5bn worth of Deutsche Bank US private equity interests

Pantheon adds three, names partner

Richard Sem joins infrastructure arm of fund-of-funds alongside Tatjana Van Vloten and Radhika Patel

Enterprise Investors raises €498m in three months

More than 90% of commitments came from existing investors

BEX raises €120m for new fund amid executive addition

Erwin Roex named managing partner after second vehicle takes nine months to break target and hard-cap

Abris closes third fund at €500m

New vehicle of mid-market CEE GP comes with €30-75m equity ticket and sealed maiden deals last year

Riverside Europe closes fund V 25% under target, tops up with co-investments

Final close held on €340m after 21 months on the road

ArchiMed hits €315m hard-cap in four months

Follow-up to 2015 fund comes in 25% above target

MJ Hudson opens in Luxembourg amid Brexit uncertainty

Research carried out by the firm concludes the UK will no longer be attractive for the industry following Brexit

Core Equity closes debut vehicle on €1bn

Maiden vehicle will target three to four long-term platform deals

Capzanine hires Ardian’s Fiamma as managing partner, opens German office

Hire comes as French firm opens first-ever German office to boost European private debt operations

Green finance push marred by corporate opacity

One-in-two investors polled for HSBC worldwide rue low climate disclosure by companies

Pemberton appoints new head counsel

Hire sees Bethany Walker leave four-year position at private debt house Hayfin

NorthEdge promotes CFO to partner

NorthEdge has promoted two team members to the partnership following Dan Wright’s departure

Eaton adds five worldwide

Raft of executive hires comes after placement agent was taken over by Stifel last year

Sanne hires Morris to head PE practice

Oliver Morris becomes head of private equity for EMEA

MiFID II for Private Equity: Telephone Taping

Reed Smith’s Tim Dolan and Emily Cartwright advise PE firms to start thinking seriously about recording calls

Private equity hits 10-year IRR bonanza

Preqin figures reflect a solid asset class as one-in-five GPs exceeds LP expectations