The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is examining how private equity firms report a key metric of their past performance when they market new funds to investors, as the regulator boosts its scrutiny of the industry, people familiar with the matter told Reuters news service.
Top News & Analysis
In hindsight, 2006 wasn’t the best year to launch a first-time fund.
Founded by veterans of J.P. Morgan Partners, Consonance Capital Partners over the summer wasted little time in starting to deploy a first fund of $500 million.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc is considering raising a new infrastructure fund, according to three people familiar with the matter, even as U.S. regulations threaten to reduce its profits from such endeavors.
Two private equity executives told Buyouts that PitchBook Data is on the block, but the CEO of the research company said it is not for sale.
The Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System will not invest in Centerbridge Partners’ third flagship fund after allocating up to $100 million to the vehicle in August, Buyouts has learned
From the Editor
The departure of Thomson Reuters and what used to be called its Venture Economics division from the field of performance benchmarking has left a vacuum that relative newcomer Bison has been working to fill.
Inside the Deal
While there is buzz that the asset class is becoming mature and efficient, deal sourcing, one of the most critical components of a private equity firm’s success, is becoming tougher. This means there is greater opportunity than ever for outperformance on a relative basis by sponsors that are better at business development.
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