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Amanda is the Director of Product Management for PEI, whose editorial titles include Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor, Buyouts, PE Hub, VCJ, Real Estate Capital, Private Equity Real Estate, Agri Investor, Infrastructure Investor, Private Debt Investor, Regulatory Compliance Watch and Private Funds CFO. She was previously the company's Group Managing Editor.
Magnus Christensson has left placement agent Atlantic-Pacific after nearly eight years to help build Jefferies’ global placement business. Among Christensson's prior achievements was the raising $572m for Forum Partners' third real estate opportunity fund.
KKR’s £955m bid beat out TPG, Apax and Bain in the chase for Pets at Home, the UK retailer whose jobs and revenue growth have soared under Bridgepoint’s ownership.
The Swiss alternatives manager has more than doubled the size of its previous global secondaries fund, closed in 2006.
The private equity firm has purchased a 40% stake in the country’s second largest healthcare services company, Medical Park.
The $55m Mexico-listed fund raised by WAMEX – which will compliment a traditional fund, targeting $65m – is the first in a wave of expected offerings allowing domestic pensions to invest in the asset class.
Campbell Lutyens has brokered a secondary restructuring transaction of Swiss-listed APEN, formerly known as AIG Private Equity.
The private equity and real estate firm has fallen short of its target, but raised 35% more than Fund II.
SeaWorld is among the theme parks Anheuser-Busch InBev may sell to the mega-firm. Meanwhile, CVC has reportedly increased the equity ratio in its €1.3bn bid for the brewer's CEE assets.
Real estate and private equity were among many poorly performing asset classes for the pension, which had an overall loss of almost $50bn.
Blackstone’s chairman has told the SEC a firm like his would never have reached its level of success without placement agents. Schwarzman was writing on behalf of the industry, not the Blackstone-affiliated Park Hill Group.
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