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GAO: Large partnerships avoid IRS scrutiny
trueCongress should consider requiring large partnerships such as private equity and hedge funds to take steps to make it easier for the Internal Revenue Service to audit them and collect taxes due, the Government Accountability Office said in a congressional report delivered Thursday.
University of California to plan private equity stake sale
trueThe Regents of the University of California is looking to sell about $500 million in older private equity fund stakes after valuations of the holdings jumped, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
PennSERS moving $100 million to 3 funds
truePennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System made three new commitments totaling up to $100 million.
L.A. Fire & Police commits $10 million to private equity fund
trueLos Angeles Fire & Police Pension Plan committed $10 million to Stripes Group’s private equity fund Stripes Growth III.
Cambridge Retirement System looking for private equity secondaries manager
trueCambridge (Mass.) Retirement System is searching for a private equity secondaries manager to run about $40 million.
CalSTRS private equity manager leaves to head new CalPERS unit
trueMahboob Hossain joined the $298 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System as a senior portfolio manager.
MainePERS earmarks $88 million for private equity
trueMaine Public Employees Retirement System, Augusta, made two private equity commitments totaling up to $88 million.
Alameda County Employees commits to Neuberger Berman fund
trueAlameda County Employees' Retirement Association committed $40 million to Dyal Capital Partners II.
'Fundless sponsor' deals gaining in private equity
trueA growing number of private equity executives without capital of their own to invest are finding deals and shopping them to other private equity firms.
Big buyout firms are returning to middle market
trueCarlyle Group executives are investing in the private equity middle market as a way to take advantage of what they say is a credit bubble, and the giant firm has lots of company.
Management fees top list where LPs want better alignment of interests
trueAccording to Preqin's latest Private Equity Fund Terms Advisor report, 61% of institutional investors said they have rejected a private equity fund on the basis of unfavorable fund terms.
Higher yields, without increased risk
trueWith equity markets at a historical peak and interest rates still low, rebalancing a portfolio is a painful proposition. Rather than investing in traditional fixed income, however, institutional investors can allocate to private credit, which offers higher yields without added risk
Dallas Employees picks 2 for private equity fund of funds
trueDallas Employees' Retirement Fund hired Fairview Capital and Grosvenor Capital Management to run $40 million and $20 million, respectively, in private equity funds of funds for its emerging managers program.
Nomura Asset Management announces China private equity joint venture
trueNomura Asset Management Co. has formed a 50-50 joint venture in Shenzhen with Shenzhen Hua Xia Ren He Capital Management Co. to offer China-domiciled private equity funds and venture capital funds to domestic and overseas investors.
Dyal, co-investors buy 10% stake in Providence Equity Partners
trueDyal Capital Partners and four institutional co-investors acquired a passive equity stake of about 10% in private equity manager Providence Equity Partners, confirmed two sources who spoke on condition of anonymity.