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How Blackstone’s chief counsel puts tech to work

The firm’s chief legal officer John Finley talks SEC settlements and artificial intelligence.

Korea’s POBA mulls open-ended PE and infra funds

The $9bn pension wants to invest in funds that provide more adequate liquidity protections in the event of an emergency, according to CIO Jang Dong-hun.

ILPA to issue guidance on GP-led restructurings

The industry body, which represents $2trn in PE assets, plans to publish an update to its private equity principles as early as this year.

How the world’s largest pension funds allocate their assets

North American pensions have the largest appetite for alternatives while their Asia-Pacific counterparts are the least enthusiastic, according to Willis Towers Watson.

Partners Group enacts succession plan

PE head David Layton is to replace Christoph Rubeli as co-CEO of the Swiss alternative investment manager.

How you should protect data from cyberattack

As asset managers become increasingly exposed to cybercrime, one not-for-profit is developing interoperability standards that would prevent private equity firms from becoming the target of cyber-criminals.

Abraaj’s unravelling tells us due diligence must change

The troubles at the Middle East’s biggest private equity firm are relevant to investors in any private asset class.

Abraaj’s Naqvi: We have been humbled, exhausted and tested

As the firm appoints liquidators, founder Arif Naqvi says he is hopeful the fund management business will live on under new owners.

Morgan Stanley pays $1.75bn for US midstream company

The infrastructure arm of the bank’s asset management business is financing the acquisition of Brazos Midstream’s Delaware Basin subsidiaries through its NHIP II fund.

The crippling effect of ‘governance correctness’

Partners Group's Steffen Meister believes the days of being able to buy private assets cheaper than public ones are over, but PE will continue to outperform public equities.
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