Boutique advisers are rapidly transforming in order to provide a bespoke service to GPs. Also, why buyout firms are so interested in insurance broking and and the story behind Cinven's CeramTec exit.
GPs wondered what Real Deals would write about after its first few print runs. Two decades and 400 issues later, we are still going strong.
Six special situations veterans explain why the turnarounds label needs to change. Also, Eurazeo's hopes to build Europe’s next unicorn and why take-privates are back in fashion.
After a flurry of fashion deals Real Deals looks into how private equity firms are adapting to this ever-evolving space. Also, the story behind Palatine's debut impact fund and Portobello's new dental investment.
From the GPs raising greater sums than ever to the key advisers pulling deals together, we profile the 20 most influential figures in our industry.
August has always been a time to take a breather. But in an industry becoming more competitive, can dealmakers still sign off for summer?
Why managed services is one of the dullest, yet most lucrative sectors private equity firms can invest in. Elsewhere, we look at prospects in the casual dining sector, Italmobiliare's ambitious plans and Invest Europe's new chair.
Real Deals looks into whether the rise in mega-deal volumes is hurting smaller firms. Also, the story behind HgCapital's long relationship with Visma and the rising status of the IR professional.
How Ardian made the most of Irca’s inspired move into ice cream, what Coller Capital's Private Equity Barometer tells us about the state of the market and the new bank challenging the acquisition finance establishment.
Real Deals looks into why cyber security is a bigger risk for GPs and LPs than ever before. Also, the story behind CVC's record fund close and analysis on what the shock UK election results means for private equity.