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IFM chief executive Brett Himbury to retire in 2020

The Australian fund manager will shortly begin a global search to replace Brett Himbury, who said it has been a ‘privilege’ to lead IFM for more than nine years.
Brisbane, Queensland

Pacific Energy recommends QIC’s A$470m take-private bid

A shorter time frame to completion and the prospect of an extra payment to shareholders helped QIC edge out a rival bid of the same value from OPTrust and Infrastructure Capital.
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VIDEO: Everything AMP Capital’s Boe Pahari does in a day

We ask the firm's global head of infrastructure equity about the single most important thing he does in a day, the advice he'd give junior members of his team and the craziest dream he's ever had.
Auckland, New Zealand

AMP Capital to acquire 40% of Auckland prison PPP from InfraRed

The firm will purchase the stake in the availability-based PPP from InfraRed Capital Partners via its Community Infrastructure Fund, taking the size of that vehicle toward A$1bn.

The seven problems with carried interest allocation

Simon Havers of executive search firm Odgers Berndtson details why carried interest allocation is not smooth sailing.
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GPs with more skin in the game make safer bets – report

GP ownership is a significant factor in risk-taking, according to a study from the Norwegian School of Business and Goethe University Frankfurt.

Why LPs are upping the ante on fee verification

A number of factors are pushing investors to seek outside help in sifting through their fees, expenses and carried interest payments.
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Hurdle under threat as managers question one-size-fits-all approach

The share of PE firms that removed the hurdle rate doubled in 2019, while only 60% of funds are sticking with the standard 8% preferred return.

Industry reacts to ILPA Principles 3.0

Sister publication Private Equity International speaks to LPs and GPs about the industry body's updated guidelines.

Nine takeaways from ILPA Principles 3.0

Key findings from the LP body’s latest best practice guidance.
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