Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Game of Thrones book private equity

How Game of Thrones can help private equity dealmakers

A private equity partner's new book uses the tumultuous world of Westeros to draw out investment and management insights.

Here come the robots: why Livingbridge invested in intelligent automation

Livingbridge dealmaker Henry Alty, who led the firm’s investment in robotic automation services firm Symphony Ventures, explains where the investment opportunities lie within the sector.
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“Our business model? Get rich, stay rich”

No coy words about "value creation" or "making an impact" for these unusually frank dealmakers.

Where Neymar’s €222m transfer ranks among M&A activity

The €222m Paris St Germain has paid Barcelona for Neymar is the 30th largest all-time acquisition of a Brazilian target by a French acquirer.
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Jetting to Australia? It’s a hard private equity life

The Vulture spoke to a private equity partner about an upcoming trip to Australia to look at potential investments. They were not enthusiastic.
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Real Deals mixes with the England cricket team

The Vulture received a very generous invite from Investec to join a coaching session with the English cricket team at Lords a few days before the Test match against South Africa.
GPs

Danger signs as LPs push GPs to return to market too early

LPs are so eager to deploy capital with favoured managers that they are pushing firms to raise new funds when existing vehicles are only barely invested. Everyone should be worried.

What Spanish LPs want

Eusebio Martin, professor of private equity at IE Business School, reveals Spanish investors’ views on private equity and what GPs can do to attract more capital from the country.
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The private equity partner who prefers working to the beach

Some high-quality time on a Greek beach? Nah, I'd rather talk about private equity fundraising.
rebuyout

The case for the rebuyout

When deal volumes are flat, reinvesting in a prized portfolio company that has performed well in the past makes more and more sense.
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