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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.

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How primary insights fuel investment decision-making

How primary insights fuel investment decision-making

By David Holden-White, co-founder & managing director of techspert.io – Investors have long sought data from primary research to get an edge in their decision-making. Whether gathered through surveys, focus groups, panels or qualitative interviews, insights from individuals with lived experience of the relevant problems, markets, technologies and services, are hugely valuable. They offer a way of uncovering the intangibles, those moments that can’t be quantified solely on data. They augment and extend an investor’s own knowledge and experiences. 

NEWS

Alt Credit Council launches new Investor Manager Committee

Alt Credit Council launches new Investor Manager Committee

The Alternative Credit Council, the private credit affiliate of the Alternative Investment Management Association, has launched its Investor Manager Committee, a new initiative which aims to strengthen the ACC’s work on key areas where private credit market practice is still evolving, and foster better engagement between investors and asset managers in this burgeoning asset class.

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Maximising ESG impact in private equity: Part Three – The keys to future success

Maximising ESG impact in private equity: Part Three – The keys to future success

By Sam Gilbert-Ward, business analyst, Pollen Street Capital – Looking to the future, post-Covid, the success of ESG impact investing can be secured by championing three key pillars. First, building ESG into the culture of organisations, supporting initiatives with the resource it deserves. Second, establishing best practice. And third, going beyond reporting, focusing on the actual impact and celebrating successes.

New Normal Q&A

"We can’t ignore deficit spending forever" – Q&A with Investcorp's Dave Tayeh

"We can’t ignore deficit spending forever" – Q&A with Investcorp's Dave Tayeh

In the latest addition to PEWire's 'New Normal' Q&A series Dave Tayeh (pictured), head of private equity, North America, at Investcorp shares his views on the current deal environment, the role of the private equity industry in the recovery as well as its timeline, how the low interest rates are affecting company valuations at the moment, and how the large amounts of dry powder might be deployed in years to come.