Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Thanks for nothing in the Budget, Spreadsheet Phil

UK chancellor Philip Hammond bigged up ex-Permira man Damon Buffini in his Budget speech but also closed a private equity tax loophole.
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Private equity firm launches without “bridge” or “oak” in name

The founder of new firm Apiary Capital Partners, former Bowmark senior partner Mark Salter, has gone for a bee-related moniker.
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The private equity pair you think are brothers – but aren’t

Andy Currie and Steve Currie, managing partner and partner at corporate finance house Catalyst, are not brothers – or related at all.
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The investor that “hearts” financial engineering

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.
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A Brexit report that comes with a 90s playlist

A report on Brexit from consultancy MJ Hudson was accompanied by suggestions of suitable 90s tunes from artists including Kylie.
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