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.
Larger buyout houses are muscling in on the lower-mid market, but success is far from guaranteed. Also, tips on extreme decision making, high hopes for France and the manufacturing renaissance.
Real Deals reviews the biggest private equity stories from 2017 and looks into the key themes that will shape the asset class in the year ahead.
Why GPs of all calibres are exploring fund restructurings, Also, former MP David Laws on Brexit and top tips from hostage negotiator Richard Mullender.