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.
Real Deals explores how a small band of private equity origination partners are using unique skills to land deals for their firms in a competitive market. Also, why an obsession with big data is costing dealmakers dear and what the ECBs leveraged loan guidelines mean for private equity.
We speak to Hamilton Lane head Mario Giannini about life as public company and the challenges of co-investment. Also, the select band of GPs earning super carry and a look into the changing world of due diligence.
Why a select committee’s verdict on Bernard Matthews threatens to scare off turnaround investors and a rare interview with Doughty Hanson founder Dick Hanson
Real Deals asks whether the fundraising market is overheating and runs the rule of five key fundraisings coming to market this year. Also, analysis of private equity in Finland and the impact of Brexit on deal activity and recruitment.
Real Deals reports on how blockchain is impacting private equity firms. Also, regulators are getting tough on cyber security; the latest trends in impact investing and the attraction of the circular economy.
Real Deals looks into how activist investors are unexpectedly benefitting private equity firms. Also, a review of what went wrong at Agent Provocateur and what it means for consumer businesses.
Real Deals looks into Mid Europa's sale of Polish supermarket chain Zabka Polska to CVC Capital Partners, the largest ever private equity exit in the country. Also, ILPA chief executive Peter Freire discusses fee reporting, regulation and Trump, and we look at EMK Capital's spin-out from the Bregal banner.