3 May 2018

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co-investmentPrivate Equity Awards 2018

A rundown of the big winners at this year’s awards ceremony

Hall of Fame: Andrea Bonomi

Investindustrial founder Andrea Bonomi is the newest member in the Hall of Fame. Here’s what he had to say on the night of his induction

Familiar faces

Some of the well known private equiteers spotted at this year’s awards ceremony   

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Volpi closes debut fund; Ardian’s new small-cap vehicle; why cash is king but speed is queen

Feeding frenzy

Appetite for co-investment is ravenous, but the clamour for deals and watchful eye of regulators are changing the model

The secret to CVC’s success

Marc St John provides a unique insight into what makes Europe’s most successful firm tick; how Nordic Capital secured the largest ever GP-led secondaries deal

Temperature check

A survey of more than 2,500 c-suite executives reveals that private equity will play a key role in the year ahead

All bark and no bite

Buyout firms are regularly breaching ECB guidelines on leverage ratios

Q&A: Andy Currie, Alantra

Andy Currie reflects on how things have progressed since Catalyst merged with Alantra; why analysing ten million lines of data in ten days is the new normal in due diligence

Deals in brief

A look at all the deals from the last few weeks

People

Sun Capital’s Culpan departs; new recruits for Nexxus

Vulture

When IR professionals go missing; PR problems; the hidden world of award ceremony venues