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Home and away

Having sold five businesses to international corporates in the past two years, Ashley Broomberg shares tips for attracting overseas interest

New Relations

Changes to partnership law in the UK have been a long time coming. What will it mean for VC, private equity and other closed-ended funds? Rob Mailer looks at the implications.

Stay Calm

The run-up to the UK referendum is starting already. Jon Moulton enters the debate.

Entrepreneurial Expedition

In 2014, the French private equity industry saw a 22% increase in the amount committed by private individuals and family offices. Amy King looks at lessons to be learnt from the Entrepreneurs Funds Club founded by Afic.

Shacking off the shackles

Private Equity Unchained, Thomas Meyer’s latest read, questions the very foundations of institutional investors’ thinking, says Ross Butler.

Variety show

Communicating private equity to a public market investment audience is always an enlightening process for both sides. This is an ongoing challenge for LPEQ and its members, says CEO Andrea Lowe.

A new focus

3i’s managing partner Alan Giddins explains to Marc Mullen why the most recognised mid-market private equity brand has refocused on its core strengths and is embracing businesses with international growth ambitions.

Clear conscience

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are potential deal breakers for private equity. Today. as investors become more sophisticated in their approach, it is starting to be seen more as an opportunity than a threat.

Deep pockets

Sovereign wealth funds have enormous capital. Brian Bollen looks at their investment approach.

Africa’s turn to shine

After years of focus on the BRIC countries, Africa is regarded by some as the last sizeable geographical region of relatively untapped growth. Cindy Valentine says now could be the time for private equity in Africa to shine

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