Brookfield people move; Secondaries boosts PE fundraising in 2020

Brookfield director takes up CFO role at growth firm; Secondaries helps PE fundraising totals surpass $500bn in 2020.

People: A Brookfield director has taken up the role of CFO at a London-based growth private equity firm. More on that here.

Secondaries: The pandemic posed no challenge to fundraising in the secondaries market in 2020, writes Carmela Mendoza. The sector comprised 15 percent of overall PE fundraising last year, which surpassed $500 billion – the third highest total since 2015.

Email prepared by Graham Bippart