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Scrap fee disclosure to boost Aussie PE allocations, government urged

The AIC’s 13 policy proposals to the next government are intended to increase the flow of capital to start-ups, SMEs and other high-growth businesses.

Side Letter: Naqvi’s arrest, French fund scraps fees and carry, IFC on impact

A timeline of what led to last week's arrest of Abraaj's erstwhile founder Arif Naqvi. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.

Tokyo: Where to eat, drink and raise capital

The top LP locations? The most jaw-dropping view? The best place for breakfast? Two Tokyo-based executives give their tips for first-time visitors.
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Japan Special: The biggest challenge for Japan’s private equity industry

A shrinking workforce and lack of experienced investment professionals are threatening the future of institutional investor capital in the country.

ILPA arms LPs with ‘best practices’ on GP-led fund restructurings

The Institutional Limited Partners Association's guidance aims to help LPs navigate a part of the private equity market that grew by more than 70% last year.

Q1 fundraising: a record start for growth equity

Funds focused on the strategy closed on almost $25bn in the first quarter of this year, the best such period for growth equity since at least 2008.

Japan Special: Insurers search for yield

Japanese insurers are broadening their hunt for yield and pushing into more offshore private equity.

Japan Special: Why global firms are marching on Japan

Overseas managers, lured by the promise of corporate divestitures, face an uphill climb in breaking into Japan.
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VIDEO: Bill Browder on the problem with emerging markets

In this two-minute video, the Russia veteran explains why rule of law and property rights are crucial to a successful investment.

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