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RESEARCH

Increased use of AI in PE will cause an industry shakeout, says new research

Increased use of AI in PE will cause an industry shakeout, says new research

The increased usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) will boost the sector’s operational efficiency greatly and transform the ways in which partners perform their work, according to a new study. However, the paper’s author, Professor Thomas Åstebro of HEC Paris Business School, says it will also lead to a technological arms race and cause an eventual 'industry shakeout'.

TECHNOLOGY

Market Hill's Ballard: The case for digital transformation in PE

Market Hill's Ballard: The case for digital transformation in PE

When it comes to private equity firms and digital transformation, there isn’t much Thomas Ballard, founder of Market Hill, hasn’t seen. Market Hill works alongside private equity firms to maximise portfolio companies’ future valuations, and as the company’s founder and chief commercial officer, he collaborates directly with private equity operating partners and portfolio company CEOs to uncover the unconsidered needs of firms within the space.