alternatives and private markets

Labour vows to close PE carried interest loophole

The UK’s Labour party has vowed to press ahead with plans to impose higher taxes on private equity bosses in the run-up to next...

51% see room for improvement in private markets: survey

51% of investment professionals said they see areas for improvement but do not believe private market issues are severe, according to a survey by...

Half of private markets investors admit to holding zombie funds

Almost half (48%) of private equity investors have funds they regard as ‘zombie funds’, where GPs are managing out existing portfolios due to an...

Wealth managers and financial advisers boost alternatives allocations

81% of wealth managers and financial advisors have said that clients have been investing in a wider range of asset classes than normal over...

Revenue growth for PE-backed assets at strongest in years, survey finds

Private equity buyout deal activity last year reached a six-year low, down 32% from its pre-pandemic peak of 2019. Deals in the energy & materials...

Real estate funds on hold pending rate cuts to utilise leverage squeeze

The global financial crisis of the 2000s led many central banks to reduce interest rates to levels not seen for decades in advanced economies....

Coller Capital names head of private wealth to head new Swiss office

London-based private markets secondaries specialist Coller Capital has opened its first office in Switzerland as the firm moves to expand its global private wealth...

Pantheon partners with iCapital to expand access to private equity solutions

Private market investment manager Pantheon has partnered with fintech platform iCapital to extend the reach of Pantheon’s private equity offerings to a broader range...

Northern Trust wins asset-servicing mandate for private equity Eltif hybrid fund

US-based custody bank Northern Trust has won a mandate from the Swiss private equity firm Partners Group to manage the asset servicing of its...

Private market funds raised $295bn in first quarter

Private market funds raised $295 billion across all asset classes in the first quarter of the year, according to a report from data provider...

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