This episode was a factor in the private equity
owners of upmarket department store, Neiman Marcus, which had originally been filed for an August listing, to delay the IPO until 'early 2016' when market conditions are, the owners hope, forecast to improve.
could be considered one of the pillars of alternative investments.
In finance, private equity
is an asset class consisting of equity securities and debt in operating companies that are not publicly traded on a stock exchange.
The 2014 Private Equity
Industry Performance Survey showed this was an 18% increase on the prior year.
investment is one of the fastest-growing areas of African finance.
Meanwhile, the need to deliver against development requirements has seen and is seeing development SWFs adopt the private equity
by its nature and design, is secretive, a breathtakingly wealthy corner of the world where the names only occasionally escape the business pages, names like Stephen Schwarzman, David Bonderman and David Rubenstein," writes Jason Kelly.
The transaction follows an agreement of AXA Private Equity
signed yesterday to buy a portfolio of 11 private equity
fund investments from Omers Private Equity
Inc, part of the Canadian pension fund OMERS Worldwide.A The move was in line with the company's strategy to acquire good quality assets from big institutions.
The BCVA is the industry body for the private equity
and venture capital industry in the UK, with a membership of more than 230 private equity
and venture capital firms and nearly 300 associate members who provide legal, tax and other professional services to private equity
The accompanying chart gives an overview of exits for the European private equity
Institutional investors, like Laurel and Hardy before them, have seen success from their allocations to private equity
in the last decade.
Ranked 48th among all private equity
firms in the world by London-based Private Equity
International (PEI), the leading magazine for the private equity
industry, Abraaj Capital has risen two places from the previous annual global ranking of private equity
firms and six places from PEI's 2009 rankings, which are based on the amount of direct-investment private equity
capital raised or formed during the last five years.