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A former high-profile executive at the UK-based buyout firm will oversee the emerging market investor’s operations. 
The revised guidelines feature an expanded list of ‘essential disclosures’ GPs should include in their investor reporting.
Buyout firms are citing a lack of internal capacity and expertise as a barrier to meeting investors’ unabated interest in responsible investment, according to a PwC study.
A consortium of stakeholders has called the IOPA directive 'dangerous' ahead of the European Commission’s review of the pensions framework.
Despite the higher capital charges, European insurers say they plan to increase their private equity investments under the Solvency II framework as a way of capturing yield.
The pan-emerging markets firm has developed an ‘energy impact model’ to track difficult to quantify non-financial drivers of value.
How pay rules should apply to private fund managers and whether it’s smart to keep dealmakers separate from a risk oversight team are among the questions now being considered by the UK’s Financial Services Authority.
GPs managing euro-denominated funds should have contingency plans in place to maintain smooth operations in the event of a Euro collapse, legal advisors warn.
The European Commission is creating a new pan-EU funds regime for businesses that produce a positive social impact, rather than financial gain.
Europe’s private equity industry has criticised proposals that would subject pensions to new risk capital rules, arguing that the measures promote short-term investment strategies.

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