In this week's podcast, Anu Balasubramanian, partner at international law firm Paul Hastings, shares her views on whether US/European cross border M&A deal making will continue its upward trajectory, her outlook on the US economic recovery and what that will mean for European PE.
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.
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.
With the financial services sector having experienced a lot of consolidation recently, Private Equity Wire sat down with Hugh Elwes (pictured), managing director of Stephens Europe, to talk about financial services M&A and why the sector is so busy at the moment.
In this week's podcast, Private Equity Wire hears from Andrew Bernstein, senior managing director and head of private equity at Capital Dynamics, on why some managers able to meet their fundraising targets despite the pandemic, while others are struggling to reach their targets, and why firms with proprietary sourcing capabilities might be better positioned to take advantage of liquidity-based opportunities at the moment?
In this week's podcast Private Equity Wire speaks to Sumit Mehta, Managing Director of Arrow Capital, about the growth of SPACs in emerging markets. The podcast looks into the differences between the US ecosystem versus emerging markets and forecasts the challenges that need to be resolved in order to fully leverage the trend globally.
In this week’s podcast, Private Equity Wire picked the brains of Albright Capital CIO and co-founder John Yonemoto to find out how EM policy makers responded to the pandemic, whether events that unfolded in 2020 have reinforced some of the beliefs LPs might hold regarding EM private markets, and some of the investment risk disparities between developed and emerging markets at the moment.
In this week’s podcast Private Equity Wire sat down with Andrew Shannon, partner at Circularity Capital, a specialist private equity firm backing growth stage European SMEs in the 'circular economy', to talk about the symmetric relationship between investment and circularity, and what the green initiatives in Rishi Sunak's 2021 budget could mean for private equity.
In this week’s Private Equity Wire podcast Karin Wasteson interviews Joe Stringer, partner at Octopus Ventures, who shares his views on trends in the healthtech space during the past year, and some of the sector’s key challenges and opportunities moving forward.
Private Equity Wire talks to Ted Persson, partner at EQT Ventures – which recently closed a USD18 million series-A round into Stockholm-based AI-focused online learning platform Sana Labs, about the fact that around 1.3 billion adults will face a ‘skills mismatch’ for the jobs needed in the future, how the online learning trend will pan out in the next few years, and the role of the private sector in driving this trend.