Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Why the UK economy today is a bit rubbish

One expert assesses the health of the UK economy not through stock markets analysis or GDP data but by what he calls the “Skip Index”.
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What private equity has in common with poker

Both private equity and poker have a participant named Markus Golser, and the Vulture knows which one he would rather back.
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Where you’ll find private equity on Love Island

Private equity is an unlikely bedfellow for a dating show but there is a connection between the industry and the sun-kissed television hit.
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Don’t worry, the EIF still loves (some of) you

UK private equiteers have been a bit anxious since the Brexit vote as it could mean bon voyage to EIF cheques. But an EIB investment in Scotland offers some comfort.
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Lost in transit: investor relations partners everywhere

Despite decades of constant travel, CVC's outgoing investor relations partner Marc St John is still recognised by his family – he thinks.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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