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Private Equity Fights Big Investors

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MUMBAI: They were supposed to be spotting the country’s best entrepreneurs. Instead, over half-a-dozen top-notch fund managers in large private equity funds have ditched their jobs to become entrepreneurs and are now floating their own PE funds. Ajay Relan, the former CVCI head, Renuka Ramnath, Jayanta Banerjee, Anand Vyas and Sunay Mathure, all from ICICI Venture, ex-Warburg Pincus MD Rajesh Khanna, Subbu Subramaniam from Barings Private Equity and a few more have taken the plunge. Together, they are likely to raise $2 billion by the end of this year. This development is likely to recast the Indian PE industry into a two-tiered ...
of mature businesses. Since inception, the firm has completed over $400 billion of private equity transactions and was one of the pioneers of the leveraged buyout industry. 1 2 In March 2010, KKR filed to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The firm was founded in 1976 by Jerome Kohlberg, Jr. , and cousins Henry Kravis and George R. Roberts , all of whom had previously worked together at Bear Stearns , where they completed some of the earliest leveraged buyout transactions. Since its founding, KKR has completed a number of landmark transactions including the 1989 leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco , which was the ...
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Private equity deal makers, those kings of corporate buyouts, made billions for themselves when times were good. But some of their biggest investors, public pension funds, are still waiting for the hefty rewards they were promised, The New York Times’s Jenny Anderson reports . The nation’s 10 largest public pension funds have paid private equity firms more than $17 billion in fees since 2000, according to a new analysis conducted for The New York Times, as the funds flocked to these so-called alternative investments in hopes of reaping market-beating returns. But few big public funds ended up collecting the 20 to 30 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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