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US law firms gear up to take on magic circle

The recent high-profile moves of lawyers from magic circle firms to US outfits are changing the legal landscape of UK and European private equity. Alice Murray reports

UK unquote | 07 Apr 2014 | secure
US law firms gear up to take on magic circle
Placement agents: a dying breed?

Placement agents: a dying breed?

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......

unquote | 23 Jan 2014 | secure
Corporate finance fee structures: still working?

Corporate finance fee structures: still working?

In a market of subdued deal volumes, can corporate finance advice truly be trusted anymore if it is laden with so much risk? Alice Murray investigates

unquote | 20 Nov 2013
Exit of Links stars puts focus on magic circle's struggle to break into PE market

Exit of Links stars puts focus on magic circle's struggle to break into PE market

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

UK unquote | 28 Oct 2013 | secure
Homburg & Partner Q&A: Customer segmentation

Homburg & Partner Q&A: Customer segmentation

Alexander Lüring (pictured) and Simone Staudt from marketing and sales consultancy Homburg & Partner speak to unquote” about the importance of understanding portfolio company customers,......

unquote | 27 Aug 2013
Insuring deals: another layer of fees or vital protection?

Insuring deals: another layer of fees or vital protection?

Growth in the M&A insurance market signifies the increasing importance of protecting deals. But for decades the industry has survived without this safeguard; is it really necessary or just......

unquote | 07 Aug 2013
Voting ends today: British Private Equity Awards 2012

Voting ends today: British Private Equity Awards 2012

1,150 individuals have already voted for this year's winners. You have until 5pm today to cast your votes.

unquote | 28 Aug 2012
Sponsored video: The PE software solutions market

Sponsored video: The PE software solutions market

unquote" news editor Greg Gille discusses current trends in the private equity software solutions market with eFront founder, president and CEO Olivier Dellenbach.

unquote | 03 Jul 2012 | screening image
Hedge funds: A new source of dealflow

Hedge funds: A new source of dealflow

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

unquote | 27 Mar 2012 | secure
Buyout firms get to grips with pension risks

Buyout firms get to grips with pension risks

Pension liabilities are of increasing concern to buyout practitioners, who need to mitigate risks and ensure they can reach agreement with stakeholders.

UK unquote | 29 Sep 2011
PE law firms look east for expansion

PE law firms look east for expansion

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......

unquote | 25 Aug 2011 | secure
Financial modelling: Looking into the future

Financial modelling: Looking into the future

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......

unquote | 03 Mar 2011 | secure
Isle of Man pitches for business in the new PE environment

Isle of Man pitches for business in the new PE environment

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......

unquote | 18 Nov 2010 | secure
Q&A: The long road to recovery

Q&A: The long road to recovery

Emanuel Eftimiu talks to Dr Frank Thiäner, partner at P+P Pöllath + Partners about the state of the German private equity market.

DACH unquote | 24 Jun 2010
German investment ordinance review - effects on private equity

German investment ordinance review - effects on private equity

German insurance companies constitute a significant class of German institutional investors in alternative investments, including private equity. After a period of stagnancy, the German......

DACH unquote | 12 May 2010
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Steve Back of Emerisque

Steve Back, Emerisque Brands

Emerisque Brands, the retail-focused private equity house, has appointed Steve Back as an operating partner.

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Philippe Crochet of Keensight

Philippe Crochet, Keensight

Keensight Capital has promoted investment director Philippe Crochet to become the firm’s fourth partner.

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Chris Merry of Ipes

Chris Merry, Ipes

Fund administration and outsourcing services provider Ipes, backed by Silverfleet Capital Partners, has named Chris Merry as its new......

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Daniel Domberger of Livingstone

Daniel Domberger, Livingstone Partners

Mid-market M&A and debt advisory firm Livingstone Partners has promoted director Daniel Domberger to partner.

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Helen Lucas of Investec

Helen Lucas, Investec

Investec has appointed Helen Lucas, former vice president in the debt finance origination team at Barclays, to its growth and acquisition......

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