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Isobel Markham is Editor of Private Equity International, overseeing the editorial content of the monthly magazine and contributing news and analysis for PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in New York, Isobel works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI Media’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
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The firm expects some investors to pause new commitments as the board’s conflicts committee conducts an independent review into co-founder Leon Black’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein.
Plunging asset values could cause a wipeout in carried interest for fund managers, pushing them to look for other means of funding commitment to future funds.
global Asia
The firm raised a record $16bn in the second quarter, including bringing its latest Asia fund up to $11bn.
New York
The firm is back in market with a follow-up to its hybrid value fund and is on track to hit its $20bn fundraising goal for the year, co-founder Josh Harris said on its latest earnings call.
Recent data from Paul Weiss show the average headline fee rate has dipped below 2%.
An exclusive investor survey conducted by PEI reveals three-quarters of LPs will not reduce their target allocations to private markets in the face of the denominator effect.
growth
The pension plan fast-tracked adoption of an ‘allowable allocation’ of up to 15% to allow for flexibility in times of volatility.
checklist
The consulting firm has created an interactive diagnostic tool to help private equity-backed companies facing coronavirus-related risks.
Limited partners who have piled into the asset class in recent years could be left severely overweighted in private equity unless public markets see a significant recovery.
fundraising
The credit specialist’s AUM hit $331bn at the end of Q4, half of which is in permanent capital vehicles.
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