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.
The term "financial engineering" is taboo in most of the private equity industry but a job advert from Investcorp suggests it didn't get that memo.
A report on Brexit from consultancy MJ Hudson was accompanied by suggestions of suitable 90s tunes from artists including Kylie.
Private equity adviser Alantra's executive chair Santiago Eguidazu moonlights as an editor of philosophy texts.
Deal announcements used to be accompanied by photos of buyout execs and management teams in some very compromising positions. We delved into the archives in search of the worst culprits.
Technology specialist Jolt Capital's Eoghan Hickey was a fly-half/fullback for rugby teams Leinster, Munster, London Irish, Wasps, and French side Massy.