One huge downside to working in private equity in France

Paris traffic difficulties have driven one dealmaker in France to take some extreme – and slightly illicit – measures.
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Succession planning not a success with juniors

Considerably less than half of private equity professionals below partner level are happy with their firm's succession plans.

From capital calls to a cappella

EQT Partners' chief digital officer Olof Hernell uses his spectacular singing voice in a five-piece a cappella group.

And the prize for scariest deal goes to…

Some people say all private equity dealmakers are bloodsuckers. These ones come closer than most.
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A private equity firm with a surprisingly modest name

Private equity firms tend to be named after their founders or impressive-sounding bits of the natural world. Not this one.

How David Cameron is finding raising a fund

Former UK prime minister Cameron has been criticised for less than impressive results so far with his UK-China investment vehicle.

Five private equity professionals in one family

Silverfleet Capital managing partner Neil McDougall has no less than five family members in or around the industry.

Want a government? Private equity should say “no thanks”

German private equity is having a purple patch – perhaps because the country currently lacks a government.
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These buyout career breaks will make you extremely jealous

The Vulture recently caught up with two private equity professionals who had some exotic adventures this year.

The private equity adviser fighting for more tax

Lord Leigh of Hurley, Cavendish Corporate Finance co-founder, was “delighted” by the VAT fraud clampdown in the UK Budget.
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