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Optimistic but challenging 2017 for private equity funds

Private equity firms are more optimistic about 2017, according to a survey by BDO.

Sovereign institutional investors keen to increase securities lending

Sovereign institutions are considering expanding their commitment to securities lending to increase returns and help alleviate what they perceive as a threat to liquidity in the financial markets.

US Financial advisors face tough balancing act managing investor expectations

Investors have high expectations for performance and are examining fees closely, according to a study by Natixis Global Asset Management.

Listed private equity may offer way into asset class for investors that need liquidity

Listed private equity funds have recently been trading at wide discounts to net asset value of more than 20 per cent despite good investment performance over the last five years, according to data from Edison.

Investors keen to increase exposure to venture capital with Asia leading the pack

Institutional investor appetite for exposure to the venture capital has increased across all regions, with the largest increase seen among investors based in Asia.

MSCI and Wealth Management Association agree private investor index series deal

The Wealth Management Association (WMA) has signed an agreement with MSCI to provide a private investor index series.