12 January 2017

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Stories of the year

The narratives that made 2016, including turmoil at Electra, CVC’s exit of Formula One and the shift towards venture capital investments

Regional review

A round up of activity and trends across Europe

Managing risk in 2017

Control Risk’s Charles Hecker on the state of Europe heading into 2017

Security conscious

A survey conducted by Real Deals and Doughty Associates reveals that GPs are still coming to terms with the challenge of cyber security

Predictions

What will happen to private equity this year, and what definitely won’t

Quotes of the year

The most notable soundbites from the industry in 2016

Pavilion

After a transformational merger with Altius Holdings, Don Cox and John Hess of investment adivsory firm Pavilion discuss fund of funds, co-investment and manager selection

Age of discovery

Omers makes its first exit in Europe, selling V.Group to Advent International

coverFundraising: from strength to strength

2016 proved to be another bumper year

Secondaries

Despite a slight drop in activity, the secondaries market remains in rude health

Debt: spoilt for choice

There has never been a better time to be a GP in search of acquisition finance

Private equity awards 2017

Deal of the Year shortlists are revealed for the 2017 Private Equity Awards

People

A round-up of the year’s main personnel movements

Vulture

The usual delicacies plucked from the roadside, plus the eagerly anticipated annual Vulture Awards