Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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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The private equity professional who’s one of the world’s best sailors

Tenzing Private Equity’s Christian Hamilton has an interest in the open seas that goes well beyond a nice sundeck and tastefully decorated cabin.
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Private equity’s boom time excesses are worrying investors

One highly experienced private equity investor told the Vulture that today's record cash levels and fast-paced dealmaking are causes for concern.
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The dealmaker who’s also a technology entrepreneur

Inflexion Private Equity's Charlie Cannell founded wireless charging startup Chargifi, whose backers include Intel and Lovespace founder Brett Akker.

The LPs mixing business with pleasure

Two top executives at Spanish fund-of-funds Altamar have a passion for wine that they've turned into a money-making venture.

Impetus-PEF Triathlon: which private equity firm raised the most money?

Premier athletes from 70 firms convened for the fourth annual triathlon last weekend.
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Private equity and hip hop? Almost identical

Equistone's recent acquisition in the hip hop world made the Vulture realise how much it has in common with private equity.
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