Private equity’s sunshine problem

High-level private equity fund terms should be open for public consumption – there is no reason these terms need to be hidden from the beneficiaries of the pension systems that invest in the funds.

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PE stories trending on peHUB this week: how to go from VP to partner, an end to the drama at Centerplate, and job openings at CalPERS, Tritium Partners and more.

New! Top 10 Hub Posts Shared by VC and PE Tweeters This Week

We’ve got a new feature that we think you’ll find compelling. It’s a list of the 10 most-shared peHUB stories for the week, as judged by Tweetminster. We’ve been using Tweetminster since July to bring you interesting links from around the Web. The service uses an algorithm to identify the most influential tweeters in venture capital and private equity, then tracks the links those people are sharing.

1. Question of the Week: Does Zuck Do Enough to Protect Your Privacy?by Luisa Beltran
2. Electric Car Startup Aptera Shuts Down, Idealab Takes Hit of More than $20MReuters
3. Founders Fund on Monday Meetings, Patience, and That New $625 Million Fundby Connie Loizos
4. Slideshow: Maine Reveals Bite Taken By Fees, Expensesby David Toll
5. Zynga Rival Nexon Prices IPOby Reuters
6. Facebook Said to Acquire Gowalla as Internal Hiring Expandsby Reuters
7. VCJ Cover Story: The Rise of the Celeb Investorsby Tom Stein
8. Eight Steps To Mastering Small Company Acquisitionsby Ben Smith
9. Tony Roma’s Still Up For Sale, while Krystal Co. Auction in Second Stageby Luisa Beltran
10. VC Takes Off in Brazil, But First, a Giant Leap of Faithby Connie Loizos

Slideshow: Maine Reveals Bite Taken By Fees, Expenses

Alternative investments such as infrastructure and private equity aren’t for the shallow-pocketed. Data provided by the Maine Public Employees Retirement System reveals just how big a bite fees and expenses can take in the early years of limited partnerships. Take Carlyle Infrastructure Partners, a fund to which MainePERS committed $50 million in November 2007. Of that sum […]

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