Private Equity’s One-Year Anniversary Special

It’s been a year since we published the first issue of Bloomberg Brief: Private Equity, on Dec. 7, 2011, and we’re celebrating!

We’ve had one key aim with every issue: to link fund managers looking for capital with investors interested in those fund managers’ strategies. We’ve done this through fundraising scoops and exclusive stories on LP commitment plans globally. We’ve also made it a core goal to give the 10,000-foot-view of what’s going on in the private-equity arena, from Q&As on hot topics like lending funds and zombie partnerships to guest columns from folks like Harvard’s Josh Lerner on his efforts to bring more sunshine and openness to private-equity data.

We have compiled some of the best of these big-picture pieces here, and are pleased to share them with our readers on our one-year anniversary. The pieces are arranged in reverse order, from oldest to newest, and are presented in their original format.

As the Private Equity Brief enters year two, we will continue to provide the information on fundraising and commitment plans that is our bread and butter. We will also be expanding our coverage of emerging markets, and hope to soon provide more returns data as well.

Thank you for reading us this past year. If you have any suggestions for new content (or any news tips!) please e-mail me at the address below.

Jennifer Rossa (

To read the One Year Special click here

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