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As part of the job, Tall will directly manage the global PE investment platform, replacing Charles Émond, who in January was named CDPQ’s president and CEO.
CTPF’s chief investment officer says interruptions to pension contributions is a big concern amid ongoing market volatility.
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After a decade of investment in North America, some infrastructure LPs found the sector tied more closely to commodity risk than expected. Now, the coronavirus pandemic and Saudi oil price war could push them away for good.
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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.
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The asset class has always been sold as ‘long-term’ but invested in through a private equity-like model. We look at whether this has done the asset class justice and why things might be changing.
A significant minority of 260 investors with combined AUM of more than $2.5trn say ‘we should have had more in private markets’ in a snap poll by bfinance.
Two European LPs have already defaulted on capital calls, and more are rumored, as LPs get hit with a one-two punch of large, often early capital calls and drying up distributions.
The two profit-for-member funds have delayed their merger date by six months due to concerns about market volatility and to help ease staff working arrangements.
Two of Australia’s largest funds, AustralianSuper and UniSuper, have booked significant devaluations of their unlisted asset portfolios in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Heavily invested legacy vintages might suffer more than funds in market, with the jury still out on whether this crisis will be sharp and short like the GFC, or sharp and longer-lasting running through various cycles.
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