Monday, November 20, 2017
Ross Butler

Guest comment: former editor Ross Butler on the industry’s rise

Former Real Deals editor Ross Butler provides a frank and contrarian take on the state of the private equity industry and the challenges it faces.
technology

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.

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.

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.
election

The shock UK election result and what it means for private equity

Private equity investors should brace for more uncertainty after yet another surprise election result, although the possibility of a softer Brexit offers some encouragement.
snap election

What the UK snap election means for private equity investors

Investors will hope that if Theresa May can increase her majority in Parliament, policymaking will become more stable.
Article 50

Guest comment: What to expect from negotiations as Article 50 is activated

As the Prime Minister triggers Article 50, beginning the process of the UK’s departure from the EU, WA Investor Services sets out what we can expect as Brexit negotiations kick off.
Operating partners private equity

Operating partners: the art and science of making your plan, their plan

Andros Payne, founder of consultancy Humatica, explains how operating partners can effect change without formal authority.
private equity recruitment trends 2016 football

Private equity recruitment: developments in 2016 and predictions for 2017

Women in private equity, new firms and the importance of employer brand have all been prominent private equity recruitment topics over the past year.
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