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ERS, OMERS open up new frontiers in Asian private markets

The US and Canadian pension funds have shifted to Asia for better returns and relationships.

Reasons to be worried about mid-market funds

Despite booming popularity of funds in the segment, Pete Drewienkiewicz of investment consultancy Redington says they can carry hidden risks that investors need to be aware of. By John Bakie

LISTEN: Where are hurdle rates trending?

With managers increasingly putting pressure on LPs to enter the carry early, Threadmark partner Patricia Wilkinson and PEI senior editors Bruno Alves, Jonathan Brasse and Toby Mitchenall look across asset classes to find out whether the status quo really is changing.

Samsung Life on RE selling spree in UK, South Korea

The combined gains from these asset disposals is expected to be in the range of $44m to $87m.

POBA goes direct in US real estate credit

The Korean pension fund has re-upped with Square Mile Capital, but this time with a bigger cheque.

Private debt in high demand from sovereign wealth funds – report

Sovereign wealth managers are exhibiting strong demand for private credit due to their ability to tolerate illiquidity and take a long-term view.

CVC Credit hires Mike Anderson to head investor relations

The appointment of Anderson will bring 20 years of credit and investor relations experience to the fund manager’s team.

Pemberton appoints partner to develop investor relations

The new role will look to develop a broader global investor base to support Pemberton’s ambitious growth strategy.

LPs too focused on liquidity for fixed income

Liquidity and diversification are among the key issues investors in private debt are grappling with.

Spreads ‘almost the tightest they’ve ever been’

Brian Olvany is head of private debt at Zurich Insurance Group. The investment management function within the insurer manages approximately $200bn in assets of which over $8bn is targeted at private debt assets. We catch up with him to get his take on private debt markets today.

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