With private equity set to further blossom over the next decade and continue its AUM expansion, it will become incumbent upon industry leaders to explore new ways to deliver growth in their firms’ portfolios.
BlackRock Long Term Private Capital will become the new majority shareholder in Creed, the Paris-based multi-century old luxury fragrance company.
Paris-based Apax Partners has added to its team with two new appointments. Joséphine Loréal will work in investor relations, while Raphaël Bazin has been appointed as director at Apax Partners Development, the investment team dedicated to Apax Partners’ investments in companies with a value of EUR10-100 million.
Changing comsumer habits and a changing of the guard in the boardrooms of the world's top grossing and growing companies are bringing about a sea change in the attitudes of private equity GPs and LPs to diversity and inclusion issues, says Liz Pfeuti…
In partnership with Private Equity Wire (PEW), SS&C Intralinks has published the 2020 LP Survey. This is the third year that SS&C Intralinks have partnered with PEW to poll, interview and analyse data from global limited partners (LPs), which this year totalled 182.
It is becoming increasingly clear that private equity investors are training their sights on how GPs think about ESG issues. The degree to which they engage on the topic, and their approach to influencing portfolio companies, is now firmly entrenched in manager selection and it is a trend that is not likely to reverse anytime soon.
By Paul Bryant – Research by BDO shows take-private deal value more than tripling in one year to GBP14 billion in 2018/19, up from GBP 3.7 billion the year before.
Recently, PEwire discussed how mid-market PE managers are adopting fundraising best practices to attract investors in an increasingly competitive marketplace, in collaboration with FIS, the global fintech firm behind Investran, Data Exchange and FIS™ Private Equity Rainmaker.