Private-Equity Funds

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    Papal visits have become precursors to stock market pullbacks

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Turns out, rare trips to the U.S. by a Pope have not always been good for stocks.

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    The next REIT privatization wave is underway

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The swelling gap between public and private valuations is making REITs a sweet target.

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    How advisers can benefit as the cost of private-equity investing is driven down

    Those who understand this emerging shift early will be well-positioned to help their clients grow their portfolios.

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    Lynn Tilton, the "Wonder Woman of Wall Street," goes from corporate savior to SEC target

    Agency claims private equity maven defrauded investors, breached fiduciary duty. She says action is illegal and she's out to save companies, jobs.

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    Blackstone and BlackRock are starting to cross over into each other's bread and butter

    Steve Schwarzman and Larry Fink, once partners, now vie for Wall Street dominance atop their wildly successful firms.

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    Private-equity investing made easy for financial advisers

    Due diligence and connectivity is expected to expand the market of PE investors

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    Asset managers beat the bushes to woo reclusive family offices

    They trot out celebrity executives, hold conferences and make sweetened investment offers to bring in private wealth to private equity.

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    A portfolio strategy that goes all in for alts to dial down market risk

    Altegris founder launches new model likely to draw naysayers (who will be singing a different tune when the market corrects)

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    Asset manager sees gold in grass; starts PE pot fund

    As various forms of legalized marijuana use spreads across the country, firm tests the limits with fund that will invest along the entire marijuana supply and distribution chain.

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    SEC to expand alternative investment examination program to more asset classes

    Agency to include credit advisers, infrastructure and timber managers, acting director of OCIE says.

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    Private equity stalwart Pomona Capital launches fund for smaller investors, joining ranks of Carlyle, Altegris

    New fund, limited to accredited investors, will target the secondary PE market.

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    Dynasty hires Scott D. Welch to be chief investment officer

    Service provide plans to expand investment opportunities for its network of advisory firms

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    Vanguard, Goldman Sachs agree that advisers face tall order in picking alts fund managers

    Diametrically opposed firms find common ground on importance of manager selection, differ on value of hedge funds.

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    The riddle and the dilemma of global bonds

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Bond bulls continue to shrug off logic, claiming it's different this time, even despite negative yields.

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    The case for incorporating private equity in client portfolios

    As advisers search for yield and new asset classes, PE is making inroads into the retail market