Brexit prospects impacted issuance in the UK in the second quarter, but strong buyout volumes across Europe helped keep loan volumes afloat
Real-time legal fees tracking platform Apperio is trying to disintermediate PE legal services market
Part two of our Origination Series looks at processes and intermediaries
Seven tips on entering the unquote" awards
New research reveals longer due diligence can reduce pricing
unquote" explores current activity and opportunities across the UK regions
José Basabe speaks to unquote" about his new Spanish corporate finance house
Will alternative fee arrangements ever truly come into practice?
Meketa recently set up shop in London to increase European activity
Clearwater’s international merger
Increased dominance of US law firms in UK threatens magic circle
The placement agent industry has attracted criticism of late, with some labelling it as nothing more than a glorified introductory business. As fundraising becomes more complex, Alice Murray investigates how relevant this advisory service is
Corporate finance fees
With a host of US firms looking to ramp up their private equity practices in the UK, can their City rivals compete? Legal Week's Anna Reynolds reports
Alexander Lüring (pictured) and Simone Staudt from marketing and sales consultancy Homburg & Partner speak to unquote” about the importance of understanding portfolio company customers, and how to boost overall growth through customer segmentation...
British Private Equity Awards
unquote" news editor Greg Gille discusses current trends in the private equity software solutions market with eFront founder, president and CEO Olivier Dellenbach.
The credit crisis has left hedge funds holding on to unwanted equity stakes. Could this be a new source of dealflow for private equity buyers? Sonnie Ehrendal investigates
Pension liabilities are of increasing concern to buyout practitioners, who need to mitigate risks and ensure they can reach agreement with stakeholders.
Large numbers of law firms are beefing up their private equity teams both in Europe and Asia, with fund formation specialists and Mandarin speakers in particular demand. Susannah Birkwood reports
Banks have become more selective in providing debt financing following the worst financial crisis in living memory. Being able to predict what the future holds has therefore become more important and a high quality forecast model can improve confidence...
It may seem counter-intuitive, in a particularly bleak fundraising environment, to be heavily promoting the latest iteration of a specialist tax-efficient fund structure, but that is what the Isle of Man has been doing. Julian Longhurst investigates.