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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.

INTERVIEW

Balderton on its largest tech growth fund to date

Balderton on its largest tech growth fund to date

Last week London-based Balderton Capital, which is now actively deploying over USD1 billion in some of Europe’s most prolific breakout companies, announced the launch of a new tech growth fund – their largest in Europe to date. PEW caught up with partner Rana Yared who will manage the fund together with Balderton’s managing partner Bernard Liautaud and general partner David Thévenon.    

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Healthcare drivers that private equity should be aware of

Healthcare drivers that private equity should be aware of

By Chris Gauld, director, Equator – A positive repercussion of Covid-19 has been the massive uptick in the interest in healthy activities and healthy living. Exercise equipment sales in the UK have spiked 5,800 percent during the pandemic, while corporate wellbeing investments, ranging from free gym memberships through to mental health and general wellness services, are on the rise too. 

WEBINAR

Decoding the European Fund Environment

Decoding the European Fund Environment

The European fund environment is increasingly attracting US private funds looking to invest in alternative assets and deploy capital. In partnership with Intertrust, Private Equity Wire is hosting a webinar to discuss some of the key themes that fund managers should consider when thinking about Europe from an investor perspective.