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ILPA Principles 3.0: Choi on what’s new and what’s controversial

The guidelines for best practice incorporate several key issues for limited partners, including GP-led secondaries, subscription credit lines and co-investments.

Korean financial firms struggle to sell pricey infra assets

‘Very aggressive’ cashflow assumptions and valuations calculated based on desired returns are being used to lure buyers, LPs say.

Australian musicians band together to launch solar investment fund

Future Energy Artists teams up with superannuation fund to make ‘hardcore solar infrastructure investments’.

Asian investors see room for ‘further growth’ in infra debt

Korean and Japanese investors reveal their risk appetites and favoured sub-strategies for the asset class this year.

‘Communication with GPs can be a challenge,’ Japan’s AISIN reveals

Performance is important but so is knowing the actions a GP takes to achieve that performance, says pension fund’s advisor.

WATCH: Key takeaways from Japan Korea Week

Check out the highlights from our Seoul and Tokyo Summits where we heard Korean LPs complain about GPs who fail to do their homework and Japanese LPs that are ready to move beyond core infra.

Tokyo Summit: Japanese LPs are ready to go beyond core

Investors are looking at value-add and infra-like strategies, as they look to diversify across geographies, vintages and managers.

Seoul Summit: ‘Avoid shoddy copy-paste e-mails,’ South Korean LPs tell fund managers

Country’s institutions expect GPs to customise their communications when seeking investors’ business and capital.

Equip Super and Catholic Super announce merger to create A$26bn fund

The funds will maintain their individual brand identities but pool administration and investment resources under the deal.

A courtroom drama that will turn up the due diligence heat

As the Abraaj case plays out in the criminal courts, the impact on private equity investors and the GP-LP relationship will become palpable.
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