alternatives and private markets

Fund managers look overseas for capital raising

The majority of fund managers are targeting overseas markets in their fundraising efforts, according to a new study. Research conducted by funds services provider Carne...

Munich Re raises $200m for forestry fund

German reinsurer Munich Re has raised more than US$200 million to support  an equity fund focused on forestry. The Sustainable Forestry Equity Fund was launched...

Multi-asset funds fall from favour

2023 saw the first net outflows for multi-assets funds since 2008 according to data on European fund flows. In total, multi-asset UCITS funds saw net...

Insurers increase scenario modelling spending amid growing investment complexity, study finds

Insurers are boosting spending on scenario modelling, optimisation and testing in the face of rising investment complexity and industry challenges, according to a study. The...

Investors “do not know how to measure climate risk”

An overwhelming majority of investors consider that climate risk will have a highly significant impact on their infrastructure investment but say that they do...

BNP Paribas Securities Services to support real estate strategy

Chenavari Asset Management has selected BNP Paribas’ Securities Services for private capital services following the first closing of its Real Estate Debt Decarbonisation Strategy. BNP...

Roundtable: Jersey adapts to private capital’s digital age

Jersey - a major fund domicile - is pivoting towards greater expertise in tokenisation and digital assets for its private-assets client base. Industry leaders...

State Street wins private markets fund admin mandate

Global asset servicer State Street has been selected to provide fund administration services for the private markets products of UK pension fund LGPS Central. LGPS...

Fund managers are buying time to make their investments pay

Longer exit cycles are seen in private equity as fund managers seek higher valuations from various sources, including secondary markets and sectors such as...

Goldman Sachs launches European private credit strategy

Goldman Sachs Alternatives, part of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, has launched an open-ended, semi-liquid European private credit strategy to expand access to its alternatives...

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