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Alaska Permanent braces for cash call

Alaska’s APFC faces an uncertain future as state lawmakers consider tapping into it to address budget shortfalls. The potential cash call makes fund CEO Angela Rodell’s job that much tougher.
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Asset owners rethink private equity

As structural shifts in the asset class have reduced persistence and returns, even long-time players have had to re-think strategy. So how have they adapted?
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Private equity persistence slips

Private equity is undergoing a structural change – with persistence and performance waning – but co-investment may not be the panacea, MIT’s Antoinette Schoar discovers.
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Carlyle MD says cycle isn’t done

Carlyle’s Jason Thomas says private-equity investors miss out when they try to call the top of the cycle. He thinks Trump’s impact has been overblown and that the current cycle isn’t done yet.
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OTPP’s private equity revolution

A deep dive into the world-class private capital division of OTPP, led by Jane Rowe, reveals a strategy of buying large direct stakes in companies, and a commitment to innovation.
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Performance fees hardly worth it

An analysis of 218 Dutch pension funds has shown that paying performance fees has little impact on performance. Size of fund and specialisation were deemed more important for net returns.
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CAAT sheds public equity

Canada’s fully funded Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Fund will move 15 per cent of its assets from public equities to real assets and private equity, following a review.
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ILPA template adoption rate grows

ILPAs private equity fee template has gathered momentum, with some funds like New York State Common Fund making fee disclosure via the template a condition of investment in all new PE investments
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AP3 explores equities and alternatives

AP3 looks to diversify its equity risk through an increase in alternatives. This story explores the evolution of the allocations and how it's tackling illiquidity and volatility.
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PERA renames asset buckets

The Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico, is re-calibrating its asset allocation and re-adjusting private equity.
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Asset owners’ next battle

Asset owners are winning the argument to lower private equity manager fees; their next battle will be about the valuation of private assets.
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Investor pressure on fees

Recent institutional investor pressure is changing the nature of private equity transparency and reporting of fees. An in-depth analysis of the changes.