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The European Commission has postponed a bid to apply Solvency II style rules to pension funds as part of the revised IORP Directive.
Anti-capitalism protest group Stop G8 has publicised the London addresses of several private equity firms – including Blackstone, Carlyle and Lion Capital – ahead of the G8 Summit in June.
Turnaround players assert there is a comfortable level of dealflow coming to market but the numbers tell a different story. With only five distressed purchases recorded last year, will we ever see the plethora of deals once promised? Alice Murray investigates
Ares Management has appointed former Tony Blair adviser Charles Steel as managing director, heading up the fund's European private equity operations.
Barry Miller, head of private equity at New York City Retirement System, has left to join secondaries specialist Landmark Partners.
Pantheon has teamed up with non-profit organisation Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) in a bid to encourage ethnic minority college undergraduates to pursue a career in private equity.
UK-based NBGI Private Equity has announced the appointment of Tim Kelly – who has previously worked for Hovis, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Guinness Bass Import – as a senior adviser.
Alan MacKay from Hermes GPE talks to unquote's Kimberly Romaine about private equity performance, and warns GPs to be cautious and ensure potential LPs can meet their commitments.
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