Monday, August 20, 2018

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.

The private equity professional who loves philosophy

Private equity adviser Alantra's executive chair Santiago Eguidazu moonlights as an editor of philosophy texts.
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Bad publicity: private equity’s most embarrassing moments

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.
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From a career in rugby to investing in robotics

Technology specialist Jolt Capital's Eoghan Hickey was a fly-half/fullback for rugby teams Leinster, Munster, London Irish, Wasps, and French side Massy.
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So your firm has similar branding to a new energy drink…

The resemblances between Tenzing, the private equity firm, and Tenzing, the energy drink, extend beyond their back stories and into their marketing strategies.
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