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A European safe harbour for private equity

A European safe harbour for private equity

By Stephane Pesch, LPEA – As the world tumbles into a period of economic and political uncertainty, private equity relies on its long term investment strategy and eyes the calm after the storm. Meanwhile, investors and fund managers are drawn to the safe harbour of Luxembourg, one of the few they can rely on these days.

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Why technology can play a role in PE fundraising

Why technology can play a role in PE fundraising

In a recent 2019 PE Outlook Report produced by Private Equity Wire, Andrew Bentley, Partner at Campbell Lutyens, a leading global placement agent in private markets, made the following comment when asked how he viewed the fundraising environment for 2019: “We expect most capital will be applied to servicing re-up requests from LP’s core existing managers, with new relationships being harder to consummate versus 2017 and 2018. Smart money will be looking for cycle-tested managers, proven cross-border reach and a technology edge.”