Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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