Institutional Investment

Net zero private fund launch

Brookfield tops hard-cap target to raise USD15 billion for record net-zero fund

Brookfield tops hard-cap target to raise USD15 billion for record net-zero fund

Nick Evans writes that Brookfield, the world’s second largest alternative asset management firm, has raised the largest ever private fund dedicated to accelerating the global energy transition to a net-zero carbon economy with the announcement of the final close of its inaugural Brookfield Global Transition Fund with total capital of USD15 billion.

 

Retailisation

Private markets LPs see ‘retailisation’ of alternative assets as risk to returns

Private markets LPs see ‘retailisation’ of alternative assets as risk to returns

Nick Evans writes that nearly two-thirds of existing limited partner (LP) investors in private equity funds believe that the introduction of new sources of retail and non-institutional capital into private markets will adversely impact their future returns from alternative assets, according to the latest edition of Coller Capital’s twice-yearly Global Private Equity Barometer.

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Schroders’ impact investing arm BlueOrchard adds ‘financial inclusion’ growth markets fund

Schroders’ impact investing arm BlueOrchard adds ‘financial inclusion’ growth markets fund

BlueOrchard Finance, the global impact investment manager that is part of the Schroders Group, has launched the BlueOrchard Financial Inclusion Fund, a new private equity strategy aiming to foster financial services to low-income individuals and connect millions of entrepreneurs in growth markets with investors.

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JP Morgan taps USD2.4 billion for special sits fund as opportunity set in distressed picks up

JP Morgan taps USD2.4 billion for special sits fund as opportunity set in distressed picks up

JP Morgan Asset Management has closed its new European and North American special situations investing fund at the oversubscribed total of USD2.4 billion, underlining the growing appetite among investors for the expanding opportunity set in distressed and stressed investing in the major economies as a result of recent financial market volatility and the challenging global macro-economic and geo-political climate.