24 January

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Custom is the new standard

Harbourvest’s John Toomey and Peter Wilson discuss how data and bespoke products are shaping private markets investment

GP and adviser outlook

Real Deals straw polls a group of GPs and advisers on their hopes, challenges and business priorities for the year ahead

The stories that made 2018

The stories that topped the agenda for private equity houses over the last 12 months

Q&A: Edoardo Lanzavecchia

Alpha’s Edoardo Lanzavecchia on how to secure deal flow in a competitive market and why deal flow is strong despite uncertainty

A two-tier market

Bumper fundraising figures obscure a tough environment for small firms

Down but not out

Fundraising by funds of funds declined in 2018. Can this model remain relevant?

Second in demand

Secondary market activity continues to outdo itself; Europe’s venture capital renaissance

The quotes of 2018

The best soundbites from the private equity industry over the last year; private equity in numbers

Brexit from the other side

A Brexit perspective from INSEAD; how to be liked and feared; House of the Year shortlists

What won’t happen in 2019

Antoine Dréan makes his predictions for the year ahead, with tongue firmly in cheek; private equity targets high net worths; what portfolio company CFOs want

People

The secrets to succession; Dan Adler joins Apiary; Segulah’s new leader

Vulture

The 2019 Vulture Awards; skiing priorities; feeling left out