About

Real Deals publishes the most important European private equity news, alongside deep analysis and comprehensive deal coverage.

The team at Real Deals also produce some of the industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies and conferences including UK Mid-Market, UK Mid-Market Debt and the Private Equity Awards.

Alongside the fortnightly print magazine, Real Deals is available as a dedicated tablet edition for all subscribers.

On realdeals.eu.com we host all our latest and historical content, plus Real Deals Intelligence, a unique database of more than 400 European GPs, 800 funds and 5,700 portfolio companies.

To request a trial or find out more about the benefits of a subscription call Steve at +44 (0) 207 045 7615 or email steve.walsh@realdeals.eu.com

To get your brand in front of our engaged readership call Ram at +44 (0) 207 045 7536 or email ram.kumar@realdeals.eu.com

Editorial team

You can contact the editorial team at +44 (0) 207 045 7590 / editorial@realdeals.eu.com.

Nicholas Neveling, Editor

Nicholas joined Real Deals in April 2008 and has been covering the European private equity market for almost a decade. He was previously a reporter at Accountancy Age and prior to that worked for the South African publications Business Day and The Sunday Times. Nicholas graduated in journalism from Rhodes University in 2002.

Fred Heritage, Deputy Editor

Fred Heritage was previously deputy editor at Real Deals sister titles Real Business and Business Advice before joining Real Deals in 2018He has a BA in politics and international relations from the University of Kent and an MA in international conflict from Kings College London.

Madeleine Farman, Senior Reporter

Madeleine joined Real Deals in 2017 from Legal Business magazine. Before moving to London, she worked as a radio reporter in New Zealand. Madeleine graduated from the University of Auckland in 2014 and holds a postgraduate diploma in journalism from Auckland University of Technology.

Hannah Langworth, Senior Reporter

Hannah joined Real Deals in January 2015. She was previously editor of The Gateway, a business, finance and careers publication for undergraduates. Before that, she worked as a banking lawyer specialising in private equity acquisition finance at White & Case. Hannah graduated from the University of Oxford in 2002.

Sales and Marketing

Ram Kumar, Associate Publisher
Ram joined Real Deals in October 2016 from Euromoney Institutional Investor, where he headed up advertising sales for Metal Bulletin. He  also has over  half a decade’s experience working with alternate asset classes and brings in a wealth of experience from his tenure at PEI, where he headed up advertising for Infrastructure Investor. Ram is post graduate in International Business from University of Bedfordshire  

Steve Walsh, Subscriptions Sales Manager

Steve is responsible for all subscriptions globally for Real Deals. He joined in July 2011 after ten years at IFR (Thomson Reuters). Steve also has experience in the renewable energy sector from his time at the New Energy World Network.

Senior Management

Steven Randell, Chief Executive
Sarah Woollett, Finance Director

Real Deals is part of Caspian Media, publisher of Real Business and Business Advice.

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