4 October 2018

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Bowmark limbers up; NorthEdge turns to AI; why performance feedback is awkward

Q&A: Virginie Morgon

Eurazeo’s chief executive discusses GP mergers, US expansion and promoting women in private equity

A tale of two firms

How Ardian and Eurazeo, two flagships of the French private equity market, are prospering amid France’s political revolution

France in numbers

French private equity has been among the main beneficiaries of president Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms

4Ways delight for Synova

How Synova Capital posted a 6x money return from the sale of 4Ways; what Apollo’s Endemol exit means for media

Aston martin’s transformation

Aston Martin has surved no fewer than seven bankruptcies, but as it prepares to list, it appears to be on a firmer foundation; why private equity is eyeing up sports deals

Deals in brief

A round up of all the deals from the last few weeks

People

Leadership change at NorthEdge; new faces at OpCapita; Sir Michael Fallon joins Investcorp

27 Vulture

Eyes on the triathlon prize; after timer economists; the skip index