Thursday, 2 April 2015
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Jul 19 2010 | 1:00pm ET
AlpInvest Partners is for sale, and the Blackstone Group is very interested.
Europe’s largest private equity investor put itself up for sale two weeks ago after one of its flagship investors, the Dutch pension fund manager PGGM Investments, called into question its future relationship with the money manager. While the firm is still expected to be sold to its management team, led by CEO Volkert Doeksen, Blackstone is also regarded as a strong bidder, Financial News reports.
AlpInvest has received expressions of interest from several institutions, according to FN, among them are other asset management firms and sovereign wealth firms. The auction of AlpInvest is being run by Credit Suisse Group.
AlpInvest currently boasts €46 billion in commitments from its pension fund clients.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…