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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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“A unique moment”: Growth-stage healthcare investor Endeavour Vision on the technologies and trends driving transformation in digital health and medtech

“A unique moment”: Growth-stage healthcare investor Endeavour Vision on the technologies and trends driving transformation in digital health and medtech

Venture capital and growth equity firm Endeavour Vision has a 20-year history of investing in growth-stage medtech and digital health companies in Europe and the US. Here Private Equity Wire asks Bernard Vogel, co-founder and managing partner, and Meret Gaugler (pictured, above-right, with Vogel), head of investment strategy, for their thoughts on the innovations and key drivers that are shaping the sector’s future. 

INTERVIEW

AlpInvest’s Neal Costello on the continued rise of single-asset secondary deals

AlpInvest’s Neal Costello on the continued rise of single-asset secondary deals

In a yet a further sign of continuing maturity in private equity, its secondary market is being driven by GP-led deals, giving rise to a greater proliferation of single asset transactions. And as AlpInvest’s Neal Costello explains, this is presenting wider opportunities for liquidity providers.  

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Maximising ESG impact in private equity – the foundations of ESG

Maximising ESG impact in private equity – the foundations of ESG

By Sam Gilbert-Ward, Business Analyst, Pollen Street Capital – Environmental, social and governance issues have been rising up the agenda across all industries, not least financial services. Within the sector, we’ve seen businesses eager to embed impact as an integral part of their overarching company strategy. However, while ESG has become a ‘buzzword’, a lot of businesses don’t know how best to maximise their impact. 

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A robust response: How ACA Group is bringing a 360-degree perspective to ESG

A robust response: How ACA Group is bringing a 360-degree perspective to ESG

As investor and regulator focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues has gathered pace globally in recent years, attention is turning to how investment managers, hedge funds and private equity firms can build effective ESG programmes that stand up to regulatory scrutiny and help them stay competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

PODCAST

Morgan Creek's Mark Yusko on SPACs, VC & retail

Morgan Creek's Mark Yusko on SPACs, VC & retail

In this week's podcast, Mark Yusko – founder, chief investment officer and managing director of Morgan Creek Capital Management – discusses why, in his view, SPACs are now replacing the traditional Series C, D and E rounds, how retail investors could tap into previously 'hard to access' late-stage growth PE with the help of SPAC vehicles, and his take on the viability of the SPAC craze.