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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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Maximising ESG impact in private equity: Part Two – What needs to change within the framework? 

Maximising ESG impact in private equity: Part Two – What needs to change within the framework? 

By Sam Gilbert-Ward, Business Analyst, Pollen Street Capital – With governments, businesses and people looking towards the ‘new normal’ post Covid-19 we begin to see the areas where the pandemic has been a catalyst for change. Across the globe businesses are galvanised to consider what ESG really means for them. The refocusing of priorities has given many the opportunity to re-assess their ESG framework and ensure that the strategy put in place creates real impact. 

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Research and development: An investment thesis for UK recovery

Research and development: An investment thesis for UK recovery

By Steve Phillips, CFO, and Somil Goyal, Investment Lead, at GovGrant – The UK has a rich history of scientific discovery and research. Of the top 100 prescription medicines used around the world today, about 25 per cent were discovered in the UK. The country also has recognised expertise in sectors like AI and machine learning developing around leading universities. 

PODCAST

Cebile Capital's Sunaina Sinha on shifts in LP sentiment

Cebile Capital's Sunaina Sinha on shifts in LP sentiment

In this week's podcast, Sunaina Sinha, managing partner at Cebile Capital, discusses the findings of the firm's recent survey of 100 global LPs, including how LPs have shifted their modus operandi in 2020, who the winners are in terms of allocation flow during the pandemic, and the fact that 51 per cent of LPs expect to increase commitments to private equity in 2021.