Willem Jan Brinkman, PGGM

Institutional investors seeking to make an impact

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 07:22

By Elizabeth Pfeuti - With great power comes great responsibility, and in 2019, institutional investors, who collectively oversee tens of trillions of dollars, are becoming alert to what their fiscal might can do.  »

Experienced PE investors launch Cohere Capital

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 16:11

Cohere Capital, a growth focused private equity firm seeking to invest in leading middle market businesses in the United States and Canada, has launched.  »

Thomas Erichsen, TMF Group

Why technology can play a role in PE fundraising

Thu, 30/05/2019 - 12:58

In a recent 2019 PE Outlook Report produced by Private Equity Wire, Andrew Bentley, Partner at Campbell Lutyens, a leading global placement agent in private markets, made the following comment when asked how he viewed the fundraising environment for 2019: “We expect most capital will be applied to servicing re-up requests from LP’s core existing managers, with new relationships being harder to consummate versus 2017 and 2018. Smart money will be looking for cycle-tested managers, proven cross-border reach and a technology edge.” »

Private capital finding a home in Guernsey’s private equity industry

Wed, 29/05/2019 - 14:40

The rising trend of private capital investment is being well serviced in Guernsey due to the island’s flexibility to meet investors’ sophisticated requirements, sector experts agreed at the 2019 Guernsey Funds Forum. »

New healthcare-focused PE firm Grant Avenue Capital launches

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 09:21

Grant Avenue Capital, a new healthcare focused private equity firm, is pursuing investments in mid-sized companies centred on themes of cost containment, custom solutions, consumerism and compliance. »

European PE Breakdown report

PitchBook publishes latest European PE Breakdown report

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 11:00

After a bustling 2018, Q1 European PE deal activity softened, but several GPs seized opportunities to take companies private in the lower-priced public equity environment, according to the latest edition of PitchBook’s European PE Breakdown report.  »

Imogen Richards, Pantheon

Women in Finance: Imogen Richards, Pantheon - Weaving a rich tapestry within global private equity

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 17:58

Imogen Richards, partner at London-based private equity group, Pantheon, offers a unique insight into how she approaches her multifarious role, and what it means to be a good mentor in today’s workplace. »

Andrew Lucano, Seyfarth Shaw

Use of representation and warranty insurance in middle-market M&A deals rises 10 per cent year-on-year

Thu, 25/04/2019 - 12:14

A new Seyfarth Shaw survey suggests that 2019 will continue to be a seller-friendly environment for middle-market M&A deal activity, with more deal participants using representation and warranty insurance policies. »

Ramon van Heusden, TMF Group

PE fund raising: A Luxembourg perspective

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 10:27

No matter who you talk to, global private equity has enjoyed a period of enormous growth in the last few years and, in Luxembourg, this has proven to be a key factor as it has looked to drive interest, globally, in regulated private equity funds. »

Mark Hooton, TMF

Private Equity fund raising: A Guernsey perspective

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 12:46

The last two years have been a boon for global private equity managers. In 2017, total net new assets reached USD552 billion according to Preqin, and although slightly down in 2018, the asset class still attracted USD426 billion.  »

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