22 March 2018

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Alpha bites

Hg makes first close on new Saturn fund; Rutland’s Maplin goes into administration

A life’s work

HarbourVest execs John Toomey and Peter Wilson on the benefits of institutionalisation and the folly of trying to pick cycles

Equistone cruises to a close

Equistone wraps up its latest fundraising after just four months on the road; Bain & Co’s Graham Elton discusses his firm’s latest landmark private equity report   

Final piece in the puzzle

How NorthEdge tripled its money on the sale of IT business Jigsaw24 to Alcuin Capital Partners

Gaining ground

ABL has gained increasing credibility in the private equity community. A group of ABL providers, advisers and GPs recently met to reflect on the reasons for the progress

Cashing in your carry

In a hot fundraising market, in-demand GPs are pushing for more favourable terms and incentive structures

Q&A: Paul Craig, SIA Group

SIA Group’s Paul Craig discusses the importance of asset valuations and collateral due diligence in sponsor-led ABL deals

Deals in brief

A look at all the deals from the last few weeks

People

Livingbridge’s Paul Morris moves to BDO; Guy Semmens makes Argos Soditic exit

Vulture

Defrosting relations; Calum Paterson’s good sense of timing; the hidden talents of EQT’s Olof Hernell