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Private equity general partners and limited partners have been hit by waves of complex and often contradictory regulatory reform in recent years.  Last month’s lifting of the 80-year-old ban forbidding mass solicitation in the United States for private equity funds, and the implementation in July of the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive –… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #19 – October 22, 2013

HAVE YOUR SAY. Below each KeyTrend, is a thought-provoking question related to the issue at hand. We’ll publish select responses in the future. Let your peers know your opinion. Submissions can be sent to: ask@palico.com “PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS ARE IN A MAD DASH FOR CASH,” writes New York Times DealBook reporter Julie Creswell. “Nearly 2,000 private equity… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #18 – October 9, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers   HAVE YOUR SAY. Below each KeyTrend, is a thought-provoking question related to the issue at hand. We’ll publish select responses in the future…. Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #17 – September 24, 2013

With this issue, Private Equity KeyTrends poses readers one thought-provoking question per item, linked via click to a return Palico email. Next week, we’ll publish a selection of answers to each question. If you want to be identified, tell us, otherwise answers will be anonymous. We’ll also include brief summaries of overall reader reactions. Let… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #16 – September 10, 2013

NEIMAN MARCUS’ SALE: THE NEW MODEL FOR CLUB DEALS IN PRIVATE EQUITY? In one of the biggest buyouts of the year, “Ares Management LLC and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board agreed to buy the U.S. department store company” Neiman Marcus for $6 billion, writes Bloomberg. The New York Times DealBook adds that the buyers… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #15 – August 27, 2013

WHY KKR AND OTHER MEGA-FIRMS CAN JUMP-START NEW PE STRATEGIES. In this two-minute video, Bloomberg’s Devin Banerjee delves into what is arguably the principal competitive advantage enjoyed by the globe’s handful of exceptionally large private equity fund managers: huge balance sheets. Using capital from the largest balance sheet in the industry – $6.9 billion –… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #14 – August 13, 2013

NEW ON PALICO : After one year in operation and with 1000+ GPs and LPs on board, Palico now offers a wider range of free services. Now as a free member you can: Post your investment opportunities (primaries, secondaries and co-investments) on Palico’s secure and regulated platform. Optimize your time: Receive a daily digest in… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #13 – July 16, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers THE U.S. AD BAN IS LIFTED, BUT DON’T “EXPECT THE AIRWAVES TO BE FILLED WITH ADS” on private equity funds, writes New York Times DealBook legal… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #12 – July 2, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers   Q2 PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDRAISING REGISTERS A POST-FINANCIAL CRISIS HIGH, according to Preqin. Funds closed in 2013’s second quarter “secured $122 billion, the highest value since… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #11 – June 18, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers   “POTENTIALLY SEISMIC NEWS FOR THE PE MARKET” – that’s what Fortune’s Dan Primack calls cancelled debt refinancings for Madison Dearborn-owned Yankee Candle and… Read more

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