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Kimmeridge publishes white paper on the need for the energy industry to build its own carbon offset exchange

Kimmeridge publishes white paper on the need for the energy industry to build its own carbon offset exchange

Kimmeridge Energy Management Company, LLC (Kimmeridge), a private equity firm focused on upstream energy, with an investment philosophy underpinned by fundamental research, today published a white paper entitled: "Why the Energy Industry Needs a Carbon Offset Exchange."

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Institutional investors push for incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion in private markets portfolios

Institutional investors push for incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion in private markets portfolios

Protests against racial violence and injustice around the world have put a spotlight on inequality, accelerating the demand for far-reaching social, political and corporate transformation. As a result, organisations are becoming more focused on the need to address diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 

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Ninety eight per cent of US private equity groups expect external legal spend to fall in 2020

Ninety eight per cent of US private equity groups expect external legal spend to fall in 2020

US private equity groups spent an average USD353,000 on external legal counsel per acquisition when prosecuting deals in 2019, according to research released by Apperio, a London-based specialist legal spend management platform. In the UK, the figure was slightly lower at USD253,000. 

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Private markets deal level DPI returns softening in response to weak market

Private markets deal level DPI returns softening in response to weak market

The latest CEPRES Private Capital Market Outlook shows how Q2 2020 M&A deal value in the US declined by 60 per cent quarter-on-quarter which also represents a 50 per cent decrease year-on-year. These developments in the US exit markets reflect the weak market and investor sentiment during Q2, most likely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Private Debt allocations increasing but growing complexity requires savvy investors

Private Debt allocations increasing but growing complexity requires savvy investors

The latest CEPRES white paper explores trend developments in Private Debt, based on an analysis of deal level transactional data from the CEPRES Platform, encompassing 12,800 Private Debt deals and over 234,000 cash flow transactions, as well as over 800 Private Debt focused funds, from the millennium through to recent years.