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Matthieu Favas

Matthieu Favas is the editor of Agri Investor. He was previously the web editor of Infrastructure Investor, where he started in 2013 after a year as a reporter at Private Equity International. Prior to joining PEI he spent four years in the wine industry in London, Spain and Mongolia.
Nearly two-thirds of buyout shops expect they will be a target in 2016, a survey finds.
The appointments are two of a handful recently made by the UK-listed firm. 
Institutional investors representing about $1.5tn of assets hope the initiative will allow more private capital to flow towards infrastructure.
The EU’s new insurer regulatory framework will encourage large investors to develop their own risk assessment models, says S&P.
Allocations to the asset class will rise only if capital holders have access to reliable information on long-term performance, said the EDHEC-Risk Institute.
The law firm’s new outpost is its sixth in Southeast Asia.
The EU decision on capital requirements comes as the European Parliament works on establishing a new Long-Term European Investment Fund structure.
Michael Halford, head of funds at King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin, expects continued investor appetite and a rosier environment for exits next year – with the pendulum potentially swinging back towards fund managers.
While the ESG ‘expectation gap’ between LPs and GPs is gradually narrowing, better reporting can accelerate dialogue, said panellists at PEI’s Responsible Investment Forum this week.
UK companies delisted by private equity groups shed staff more often than industry peers, according to fresh research.

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