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Alex Lynn is senior reporter for Private Equity International in Hong Kong. He previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office, where he was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year - Alternatives 2018 and 2019. He has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University.
George Walker, the firm's chief executive and chairman, was speaking at the Asian Financial Forum on Monday.
Diversity and inclusion
The initiative has 46 founding signatories, including Blackstone, The Carlyle Group and Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Manulife office in Hong Kong
Albamen Capital Partners will invest in renewable energy and digital infrastructure, as well as 'other power-intensive infrastructure assets' in China.
Meng’s short tenure saw the $390bn institution announce a controversial leverage strategy to meet its long-term return target.
Employer with magnifying glass exploring application papers
The latest guidance from the LP body encourages GPs to disclose net IRR with and without the use of such facilities, in addition to the methodology used to reach that figure.
Emergency financial support
Industry bodies and heavyweights such as David Rubenstein have urged governments to grant private equity access to public funds.
Tokyo
The insurance giant has promoted a member of its global credit investment team to lead its $10bn push into alternatives, Private Equity International has learned.
Drawdowns could enable managers to pre-empt liquidity issues arising from the pandemic but may compound the problem for certain LPs.
Managing director Ken Wong talks fund families, paying up for Aussie assets and coronavirus fears.
University of Liverpool
The move will enable roughly 85,000 DC members, representing around £1bn of funds, to select a private markets allocation within their investment programme.
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