Schroders to Acquire Majority Stake in BlueOrchard Finance

Global asset manager Schroders has agreed to acquire a majority stake in global impact investment fund manager BlueOrchard Finance. After the completion of the acquisition, BlueOrchard, which manages assets worth approximately USD3.5 billion, will maintain its current management team, processes, and strategies. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Read More

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 17, Spring 2016

In this Bulletin we address a number of commercial, governance, legal and regulatory issues, which we believe are both timely and of broad interest to the emerging market private equity, venture capital, and infrastructure investment community. We are certain that some of the topics covered will be discussed—vociferously perhaps—at… Read More

Advent Reaches USD17.5 Billion Final Close for Ninth Global Fund

Global private equity fund manager Advent International has reached a final close for GPE IX with USD17.5 billion in capital commitments. GPE IX reportedly surpassed its initial target of USD16 billion. The fund will invest primarily in Europe and North America, as well as selectively in Asia and Latin America. Read More

EMPEA Releases 2019 Global Limited Partners Survey

More than half of surveyed limited partners (LPs) plan to commit more capital to emerging market private equity (EM PE) in the next two years, the first time the rate has surpassed 50% since 2014. This note of optimism highlights EMPEA’s new Global Limited Partners Survey, which… Read More

2019 Global Limited Partners Survey

The 15th annual edition of EMPEA’s Global Limited Partners Survey features the views of 104 limited partners (LPs) on the current conditions and outlook for emerging market private equity (EM PE). This study aims to shed light on how LPs’ plans for investing are evolving, what factors are affecting their… Read More

HarbourVest Partners Appoints Vinay Mendiratta as Managing Directo

HarbourVest Partners, a global private markets asset manager, today announced that Vinay Mendiratta has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Based in Boston, Mr. Mendiratta will focus on business development with distribution partners in the US to help private clients achieve their private markets objectives. “Over the past decade,… Read More

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