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 industry turn to for assistance in this area and why is it that "human due diligence" processes remain so murky? Julian Longhurst reports.
Insight Partners and DST Global led a $230m series-A funding round for Checkout.com last year
Acquisition of a majority stake in the Germany-based care provider marks the firm's first investment
Agilitas, investing from its 2015 fund, is said to be one of the final bidders in the process
Firm has promoted James Gregson, Kieran Lawton and James Winterbottom to senior investment director