Although diversity has taken a timid step forward overall, investment teams in French private equity houses remain predominantly male, according to recent research by Deloitte and trade body AFIC.
On the face of it, french private equity teams may seem fairly diverse by financial sector standards: 40% of the overall staff in GPs surveyed by Deloitte are women, a figure that rose by a mere two points...
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