Sunday, October 22, 2017

Why private equity is turning to DACH for tech deals

Although the DACH region hasn’t been known as a technology hotspot historically, private equity firms are finding it to be a rich source of mid-market tech deals.

A private equity view on the demerger of Catalonia and Spain

Corporate finance adviser Maarten de Jongh reflects on the potential breakup between Spain and Catalonia and its impact on the private equity industry.
Tenzing private equity logos

So your private equity firm has similar branding to a new energy drink…

The resemblances between Tenzing, the private equity firm, and Tenzing, the energy drink, extend beyond their back stories and into their marketing strategies.
private equity Christian Hamilton yacht sailing Tenzing

The private equity professional who’s one of the world’s best sailors

Tenzing Private Equity’s Christian Hamilton has an interest in the open seas that goes well beyond a nice sundeck and tastefully decorated cabin.
Private equity boom investors The Shard

Private equity’s boom time excesses are worrying investors

One highly experienced private equity investor told the Vulture that today's record cash levels and fast-paced dealmaking are causes for concern.
Inflexion Charlie Cannell private equity Chargifi wireless charging

The private equity dealmaker who’s also a technology entrepreneur

Inflexion Private Equity's Charlie Cannell founded wireless charging startup Chargifi, whose backers include Intel and Lovespace founder Brett Akker.

The LPs mixing business with pleasure

Two top executives at Spanish fund-of-funds Altar have a passion for wine that they've turned into a money-making venture.

Impetus-PEF Triathlon: which private equity firm raised the most money?

Premier athletes from 70 firms convened for the fourth annual triathlon last weekend.
private equity Def Shop Equistone rapper hip hop

Private equity and hip hop? Almost identical

Equistone's recent acquisition in the hip hop world made the Vulture realise how much it has in common with private equity.
private equity appointments Hemsley

Two awkward private equity recruitment decisions

A pair of private equity firms simultaneously appointed the same adviser to work "closely" with them.
- Advertisement -