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Responsible Investment in Private Equity

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Initiative has released two documents that will support the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into private equity investments. The documents were developed by a steering committee, whose members included both PRI signatories and non-signatories from some of the world’s leading institutional investors, funds of funds and private equity firms. Responsible Investment in Private Equity: A Guide for Limited Partners provides detailed suggestions for how limited partner investors can work with their General Partners to ensure that ESG issues are considered during fundraising, investment, due ...
agreeing to an acquisition without itself committing all the capital required for the acquisition. To do this, the financial sponsor will raise acquisition debt which ultimately looks to the cash flows of the acquisition target to make interest and principal payments. Acquisition debt in an LBO is often non-recourse to the financial sponsor and has no claim on other investment managed by the financial sponsor. Therefore, an LBO transaction's financial structure is particularly attractive to a fund's limited partners, allowing them the benefits of leverage but greatly limiting the degree of recourse of that leverage. ...
Macquarie Loses Head of U.S. Equity Capital Markets Rossman, Four ...
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EPN Announces an Investment in the U.S. Retail Real Estate Market ...
NORTHBROOK, Illinois, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –EPN GP, LLC(“EPN”), a real estate investment venture jointly formed by Elbit Plaza USA,LP (“Elbit Plaza USA”) and Eastgate Property LLC (“Eastgate”), announcedtoday an approximately US$116 million investment in Macquarie DDR Trust(“MDT” or the “Trust”), an Australian publicly traded trust (ASX:MDT). TheTrust will be renamed EDT Retail Trust (“EDT”), an Australian publicly tradedtrust (ASX:EDT). ... market research, surveys and trends


UN Global Compact Executive Director Addresses Private Equity ...
Georg Kell, Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, addressed the Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Conference in New York today. The following is the text of his speech ( please check against delivery ):   Introduction It is a great pleasure to speak to you today. I am grateful to the organizers for inviting me and I wish to commend them for the courage to do so. After all, this may well be the first time that a UN bureaucrat has addressed the Private Equity community in such an important setting. My sincere hope is that following our interaction, we will begin to see that Private Equity and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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A study by the Carbon Disclosure Project finds that travel substitution through video communications technology could reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2020, while saving $19 billion. Sustainability Investors Make Their Voices Heard on Financial Reform Legislation As a Congressional conference committee determines the final version of legislation, the Social Investment Forum and government pension funds speak out on corporate governance and other issues. KKR Works With Portfolio Companies to Improve Environmental Performance Partnering with the Environmental Defense Fund, the private equity firm helps portfolio ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Canada private equity players eye emerging markets
(Reuters) - Canadian investors are increasingly looking for deals in emerging markets as the global economy recovers, following deep-pocketed pension funds into Asia in particular, even as valuation concerns linger. Deals   |   Inflows Outflows In fact, evidence of the flow of Canadian capital into emerging markets is everywhere, from the volume of business passengers flying from Toronto to Asian capitals to the resurgent encouragement by government to invest overseas. "The international connectivity for Canadian emerging and growth companies to emerging markets, including the product connectivity as ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Macquarie Loses Head of US Equity Capital Markets
June 17 (Bloomberg) -- Macquarie Group Ltd., the Australian bank that bought Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller LLC last year, lost U.S. equity capital markets head Jim Rossman and at least four stock-market analysts. Besides Rossman, the departures included analysts David Trone, Robert Stallard, Andrew Marquardt and John Pancari, spokesman Stephen Yan confirmed. Rob Redmond, a vice chairman at Macquarie Capital, will remain responsible for the firm’s equity, debt and private capital businesses, Yan said. Macquarie, Australia’s largest investment bank, paid $146.7 million in 2009 for Fox-Pitt, a 260-person firm ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Responsible Investment in Private Equity: A Guide for ...
Responsible Investment in Private Equity. 4. About This Guide. This guide describes some of the unique characteristics of private equity investments and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Mar 31, 2009 ... The Council Staff is responsible for recommending investment managers to The Council, as well as for managing the Private Equity asset class ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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