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Private equity’s public impact: Q&A with EVCA chair George Anson

The European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) appointed its first LP chairman yesterday at its Symposium in Istanbul. The managing director of HarbourVest Partners speaks......

unquote | 28 Jun 2013
Private equity’s public impact: Q&A with EVCA chair George Anson
Lawyers: your most valuable asset?

Lawyers: your most valuable asset?

Increased competition for specialised private equity legal professionals has resulted in a highly competitive recruitment market over the past year. Amy King investigates.

unquote | 15 May 2012
Capital Dynamics loses 10

Capital Dynamics loses 10

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......

unquote | 09 Sep 2011 | secure
Proskauer Rose poaches three for funds team

Proskauer Rose poaches three for funds team

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.......

unquote | 28 Jul 2011 | secure
PE associations: Passing the torch

PE associations: Passing the torch

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......

unquote | 01 Dec 2010
Private equity: People powered

Private equity: People powered

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......

unquote | 24 Sep 2010 | secure
Call in the investigators?

Call in the investigators?

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,......

unquote | 16 Sep 2010 | secure
Recruitment: Tough times poaching top talent

Recruitment: Tough times poaching top talent

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......

unquote | 20 Jul 2010 | secure
Q&A: Intermediate on high ground

Q&A: Intermediate on high ground

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.

unquote | 11 Feb 2010 | secure

Top Brass Marches Out

Francois Rowell looks at the implications of key-man departures for large buyout firms

France unquote | 01 Oct 2009 | secure

Shaken and stirred

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......

UK unquote | 09 Feb 2009 | secure

Movers and shakers

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......

UK unquote | 20 Nov 2008 | secure

Talent on sale

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

Nordic unquote | 01 Nov 2008 | secure

Chamboredon joins the 3i Paris office from Viventures

Following the surprise departure of four 3i executives last year to raise an independent fund, the investment house has announced the appointment of Jean-David Chamboredon as a director......

France unquote | 13 May 2004 | secure
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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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