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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