Sovereign wealth funds

Sovereign wealth funds like what they see in U.S. middle market

From the New Zealand Superannuation Fund to the Saudi Arabia General Organization for Social Insurance, sovereign wealth funds are channeling money into U.S. mid-market funds, according to the latest edition of Connections in the Middle Market, produced by Buyouts Insider and global law firm Duane Morris.

choir illustration shutterstock_95370910

LPs rejoice! Free benchmarks are now available from Bison

Less than a year after Thomson Reuters outsourced its benchmarking to Cambridge Associates, Bison has introduced a series of free benchmarks to help institutional investors determine how the performance of a single fund measures up against a population of peers.


Startup offers legal work from the cloud

Wondering why you’re paying so much to have routine legal documents prepared? The question lies at the heart of the business model of a start-up company called InCloudCounsel, sister magazine Buyouts reports.


Some PE firms chosen for early SEC exams based on risk: Buyouts

A little-noted aspect of the first set of examinations of private equity shops by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is that the agency in some cases picked firms considered to be more likely to have compliance problems, sister magazine Buyouts reported. That fact may help explain the high percentage of problems found.


Publisher Schwimmer: ‘Your tour guide in loan land’: Buyouts

After a two-year hiatus, Randy Schwimmer is back with his weekly e-newsletter covering the middle-market leveraged lending scene. The Lead Left, which debuted last week, is the successor to On the Left, the popular e-newsletter that Schwimmer wrote while he was a senior managing director and head of capital markets at Churchill Financial.