Candover and out: The lessons learned from a private equity champion’s fall from grace
Re-investing in a portfolio company that you have already exited used to be a rarity. But as private equity matures and competition for assets heats up, the re-buyout is becoming increasingly ubiquitous.
The popularity of funds of funds has waned. Some managers are changing tack to focus on the lower end of the market.
How Synova Capital’s debut fund became the best performing European buyout vehicle of its vintage
Appetite for co-investment is ravenous, but the clamour for deals and watchful eye of regulators are changing the model
LPs and GPs alike expect returns to decrease in future. Real Deals looks into why investors seem happy to embrace the new normal.
The president of Spain’s development bank ICO Pablo Zalba speaks to Real Deals about the progress of the Fond-ICO Global fund of funds.
HarbourVest execs John Toomey and Peter Wilson on the benefits of institutionalisation and the folly of trying to pick cycles
Technology is strengthening its grip on private equity deal processes. Also, how some of Europe’s best GPs are responding to digitalisation and the funding options available to entrepreneurs.
The industry’s best-known personalities met at the Real Deals Mid-Market Conference for a day of high-end debate. Also, the story behind the Idinvest and Eurazeo deal, Imbiba's debut fund and Inflexion's continental deal.