Sunday, October 22, 2017

What I’ve learnt: Juan Luis Ramírez, Portobello Capital

As Real Deals celebrates its 400th issue, Juan Luis Ramírez discusses Portobello's evolution and how legal and tax frameworks could be improved.
Vittorio Pignatti-Morano

What I’ve learnt: Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, Trilantic Europe

As Real Deals celebrates its 400th issue, Trilantic Europe chairman Vittorio Pignatti-Morano mulls the growth in fund sizes, the drawbacks of permanent capital and why private equity needs a standardised LPA.

The public-to-private bargain hunt

Public-to-private deals tumbled from the dizzying heights of the pre-crisis era, but are we finally seeing the glimmers of a comeback?

The next unicorn? Eurazeo’s high hopes for Younited Credit

Having invested €25m over the last two years, Eurazeo believes crowdlending platform Younited Credit is one of Europe’s brightest young companies.

Enterprise Investors capitalises on CEE revival with €498m fundraise

The Warsaw-headquartered private equity firm held a first and final close for its eighth buyout fund after just three months on the road.

Meet the UK’s new female-led specialist private equity firm

V7 is nearing a £65m (€73.38m) final close for its maiden fund and expects to complete its first deal in the next few weeks, Real Deals understands.
fund restructurings

Why LPs are warming to fund restructurings

Fund restructurings used to be the last resort. The place that failed GPs reluctantly went to in the night to try and salvage an...

How Oakley Capital raised its largest fund ever

Oakley Capital closed it third fund on €800m earlier this week. Partner Rebecca Gibson spoke to Real Deals about the process.
special situations

How special situations firms have changed and why

A group of special situations professionals discuss how their community has evolved and what this means for the deals firms do and how they are originated.

How Waterland prepared ahead of its new €2bn fund

MVision worked with Waterland on its recent €2bn fund close. CEO Mounir Guen discusses the reasons for LP interest in the fund.
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