PRIVATE EQUITY

Financial planning

Findex has announced private equity firm Mercury Capital will acquire a 40 per cent stake in the company from KKR as it seeks to triple in size in the next five years....

Financial planning

Advisory and asset management group Prime Financial has announced it will acquire a fund management platform and its two funds as it seeks to launch a diversified alterna...

Financial planning

KKR, global investment firm and majority owner of Colonial First State, has launched an education platform for financial advisers to educate them on alternative assets. ...

Funds management

2023 has a “much more challenging” fundraising environment for private markets products, according to J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with the overall sector expecting to r...

Editorial

In this episode of Relative Return, host Maja Garaca Djurdjevic chats to Russel Pillemer, co-founder and chief executive at Pengana Capital Group, to discuss how the firm...

People & Products

Count has appointed a private equity specialist to its board as a non-executive director, indicating further acquisitions could be on the horizon....

People & Products

MLC Asset Management has launched its first retail private equity fund, with the company already managing $4 billion in the asset on behalf of institutional investors....

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Financial planning

The Commonwealth Bank has completed its sale of its 55% interest in Colonial First State to private equity firm KKR....

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Funds management

With the Omicron strain disrupting global markets, Pengana Capital has told investors that they should emulate the future fund and consider diversifying into private equi...

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Funds management

Schroders will cut the minimum investment limit in its Specialist Private Equity fund to better match what an appropriate portfolio allocation will be, due to design and ...

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Funds management

With speculation in the market of rising interest rates, Schroders’ Claire Smith thinks private equity funds will cope better with volatility than a comparable portfolio ...

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People & Products

Kristian Zimmermann has been appointed as co-head of private equity, while Rachael Lockyer has joined as a portfolio manager....

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Funds management

Schroder’s Specialist Private Equity fund has been added to Macquarie Wrap, uXchange and Explore Wealth....

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Funds management

BetaShares is signalling it is positioning for growth after private equity player, TA Associates, has taken a significant stake in the company via the Mirae Asset Financi...

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People & Products

Sydney-based Strathnaver Capital, led by Richard Borysiewicz, has been appointed marketing agent for Lion’s Asian private equity strategy....

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