debt funds

Buyouts benefit from debt fund dominance

Debt funds are increasingly dominant in the formerly bank-led European acquisition finance market. Private equity firms can expect to continue to benefit.
fundraising

Making hay: European buyout fundraising

Private equity firms are upping fund sizes and pushing hard on terms as managers prepare for a change of fortune.

Calm in the storm: Jersey and private equity

In the face of Brexit, BEPS and increasing global macro-economic uncertainty, Jersey continues to offer investors and managers stability.

BEX Capital: No-fee model for NGOs could become industry mainstream

After BEX Capital’s record fund of funds secondaries fundraise, managing partners’ Benjamin Revillon and Erwin Roex explain the innovative X shares model and why this model could be used across the industry.

Maiden fundraiser aims to exploit untapped Nordic small-cap segment

Evolver partner Erik Flodin speaks to Real Deals about the challenges involved in raising a maiden fund and why the Nordic small-cap market presents a perfect opportunity.
risk

How firms are managing risk in uncertain times

Geopolitical uncertainty is at an unprecedented high. How should private equity firms be mitigating macro risk? Dealmakers discuss their approaches.
first-time

Why some first-time funds succeed and others don’t

Some first-time private equity funds have scored high-profile successes. But most are finding fundraising difficult.
Sandaire

How Sandaire’s Mowlem launched a new firm

Newly-appointed managing director of Sandaire’s PE practice, Michael Mowlem, talks to Real Deals about starting a new practice and challenges in the market.
debut

The art of raising a debut fund

European first-time fundraising hit record levels in 2018. A total of €7.8bn was raised by nascent managers, up from €7.3bn the previous year, according...
Eurazeo

What Eurazeo’s evolution tells us about private equity’s future

Eurazeo’s transformation over the last 24 months points to where the industry as a whole is heading.
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