GUEST ARTICLE

A new generation of private equity dealmakers are capturing investor attention

A new generation of private equity dealmakers are capturing investor attention

By Elizabeth Weymouth (pictured), Founder and Managing Partner, Grafine Partners – There’s a quiet revolution happening among sophisticated institutional investors and large pools of capital that could eventually up-end one corner of the private equity universe. A growing number of LPs are starting to turn away from allocating to the largest managers and towards experienced dealmakers who are starting their own shops – many of whom are spin-outs from the giant firms.

INFRASTUCTURE

US infrastructure bill: Where are the secular opportunities?

US infrastructure bill: Where are the secular opportunities?

US Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer (pictured) announced on Thursday that a procedural floor vote in the Senate on President Biden's USD1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill will take place next Wednesday. As Democrats are also asked to back a larger USD3.5 trillion budget blueprint, what will the much-debated upcoming US infrastructure bill – of which nearly USD600 billion would be new spending – mean for PE infrastructure mandates in the country?

PODCAST

LB Equity on high-growth beauty brands

LB Equity on high-growth beauty brands

In this podcast, Private Equity Wire speaks to New York-based growth equity firm LB Equity, a firm that invests in high-growth beauty and wellness brands, about sustainability themes within the beauty space. Founded in 2012, LB Equity is led by co-founders Jay Lucas (pictured), a former partner at Bain & Company, and Karen Ballou, who used to work for Redken and Elizabeth Arden.

WEBINAR

Decoding the European Fund Environment

Decoding the European Fund Environment

In this panel discussion – part of Intertrust Group's Private Funds Industry Live series of events – Moderator James Williams, Editor-in-Chief of Private Equity Wire, joins Niamh Ryan, Partner at Simmons & Simmons, Giles Dusemon, Partner, Arendt, and David Sarfas, Head of Private Capital, Intertrust Group, to explore how fund managers are navigating the complexity of global capital deployment in Europe.