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  1. Private equity liquidity: Trickling down or bubbling up?

    trueA recent announcement by the chief investment officer of the California Public Employees' Retirement System is shining a bright light on increasing liquidity in the private equity market.

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  2. Active money managers feel pressure to adjust fees

    trueActive money managers that pride themselves on adding value to portfolios increasingly are under fire to justify the fees they charge, and some have realized a refusal to budge will see them increasingly bypassed by investors.

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  3. Opening up private equity fees

    truePrivate equity has come under renewed scrutiny over the issue of fees and transparency.

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  4. Exceptions to the rule

    trueWhile investors and consultants are putting pressure on money management firms to justify the fees charged on committed capital, there are times when charges are acceptable, sources said.

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  5. Rhode Island commits $30 million to private debt fund

    trueRhode Island State Investment Commission committed to CapitalSpring Investment Partners V.

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  6. Ares acquiring Kayne Anderson

    trueAres Management is buying energy manager Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors in a $2.55 billion deal paid for with Ares operating group units.

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  7. IRS moves to raise tax rate on private equity management fees

    truePrivate equity firms will no longer be able to convert income from management fees into capital gains, which are taxed at a lower rate, under a proposed rule by the IRS published in the Federal Register Thursday.

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  8. Missouri treasurer wants private equity fee reporting system for state pension fund

    trueMissouri Treasurer Clint Zweifel sent a letter on Wednesday to the $9 billion Missouri State Employees' Retirement System, Jefferson City, requesting it formulate a system to measure the total fee cost of private equity investments.

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  9. New Jersey slates $1 billion for private equity, hedge funds

    trueThe New Jersey Division of Investment, which manages investments for the $79.1 billion New Jersey Pension Fund, committed or invested up to $1 billion to six alternative investments.

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  10. Public pension fund trustees press SEC for private equity fee disclosure

    trueA coalition of public pension fund trustees wants the Securities and Exchange Commission to require more disclosure of private equity fees.

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  11. Get ready for underperformance, private equity consultant says

    trueThe average private equity returns will underperform the public market over the next five years, in part because of the high prices private equity firms are paying for businesses, said David Fann, president and CEO of private equity consulting firm TorreyCove Capital Partners.

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  12. Tail-end funds drive secondary market in first half, study says

    truePrivate equity funds that are at the end of their lifecycles pushed worldwide sales of private equity limited partnership interests up 2.5% to $18.7 billion in the first half of this year, said a soon-to-be-released analysis by NYPPEX, a private equity secondary market brokerage firm.

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  13. Responsible investing: In growth markets, it's common sense

    trueTo judge from various surveys, private equity funds and limited partners increasingly agree that environmental, social and governance considerations are a crucial component of their investment process and practices. To borrow from the title of a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study, however, fund ...

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  14. Private equity firms to take majority stake in First Eagle Investment Management

    trueThe Blackstone Group and Corsair Capital have made a majority long-term investment in First Eagle Investment Management.

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