François Fillon is the latest in a long line of politicians to make the move to private equity
With an uptick in the number of people-led business investments, how does PE overcome the risks?
Vendis co-founder Cedric Olbrechts discusses the advantages of being a sector specialist
With Axcel still hunting for a new leader, unquote" takes a look at succession in the Nordics
With around 18 departures from Gresham over the past year or so, unquote" checks where the talent has moved to
PE firms are seeking to bolster data analysis rather than investor relations
Q&A: George Anson
Lawyers: a valuable asset?
Unquote” has learned that fund-of-funds Capital Dynamics has seen a number of departures recently, some of which stemmed from the recent closure of its Switzerland-focused investments in clean-tech.
Proskauer Rose has poached three private equity fund structuring professionals from rivals Kirkland & Ellis and SJ Berwin in recent days, in anticipation of increased fundraising activity.
European private equity trade bodies are currently facing a management reshuffle, following a couple of difficult years for the industry. As much work was done to curb the most controversial aspects of the AIFM directive and generally promote private...
At the Argentum symposium in Stockholm this week, private equity professionals and academics met to discuss private equity's management methods, highlighting the importance of good people in private equity's success.
In the private equity world, the term due diligence is most often associated with the verification of a target’s financial position and trading prospects. Yet, as it is so often said, private equity is a people business: so who, if anyone, does the...
Private equity houses have, it seems, been on a recruitment spree hiring many junior professionals after a two-year lull, as they veer into deal making again and poach top-tier resources from banks. However, they may be in for bumpy ride as banks put...
Deborah Sterescu speaks to Christophe Evain, managing director of ICG, on expectations for recovery and why high-yield is not a long-term threat for mezzanine.
Francois Rowell looks at the implications of key-man departures for large buyout firms
The overcommitment policy LPs adopted in the past is gone for good. The industry is waving good-bye to the convenient means of funding future capital calls with future fund distributions
Despite the current economic turmoil and subsequent downturn in deal activity, several areas of the private equity industry have witnessed a recruitment boom in the last month. Is this a sign of better things to come? Ashley Wassall reports.
Until now Nordic buyout houses have been hiring. However, with dealflow now on a trickle, recruitment numbers are expected to cool in the coming months