Some people say all private equity dealmakers are bloodsuckers. These ones come closer than most.
Private equity firms tend to be named after their founders or impressive-sounding bits of the natural world. Not this one.
Former UK prime minister Cameron has been criticised for less than impressive results so far with his UK-China investment vehicle.
Silverfleet Capital managing partner Neil McDougall has no less than five family members in or around the industry.
German private equity is having a purple patch – perhaps because the country currently lacks a government.
The Vulture recently caught up with two private equity professionals who had some exotic adventures this year.
Lord Leigh of Hurley, Cavendish Corporate Finance co-founder, was “delighted” by the VAT fraud clampdown in the UK Budget.
UK chancellor Philip Hammond bigged up ex-Permira man Damon Buffini in his Budget speech but also closed a private equity tax loophole.
The founder of new firm Apiary Capital Partners, former Bowmark senior partner Mark Salter, has gone for a bee-related moniker.
Andy Currie and Steve Currie, managing partner and partner at corporate finance house Catalyst, are not brothers – or related at all.