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Helen de Beer

Helen de Beer is the editor of Private Equity International’s print edition. She joined PEI Group in 2021, coming from a background of financial, tech and travel publishing: she previously served as editor of World Finance and Business Destinations magazines and, later, head of print at World News Media. She graduated from the University of Birmingham and is based in PEI’s London office.
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The firm expects to see an acceleration in the number of private wealth platforms in H1 2024, according to its Q4 2023 earnings call.
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Still, some sectors will be more impacted than others as a result of potentially protectionist policies, according to the firm's president and COO.
One of Dechert’s top lawyers believes the power balance between LPs and GPs is starting to level out.
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GPs are finding more varied ways to provide liquidity to their LPs, according to Capstone’s latest Liquidity Solutions Survey.
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PEI spoke to managers from across the private equity landscape to learn what changes are in store over the next 12 months.
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In a subdued fundraising and dealmaking environment, individuals on PEI’s Future 40 list continue to display resilience and innovation.
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Women remain vastly underrepresented in private equity investment roles; PEI’s Women of Influence 2023 are leading by example to address the issue.
The UK’s Mansion House Compact could unlock £50bn of additional financing and, more importantly, help the nation’s pension funds increase exposure to a critical asset class.
This year’s record-breaking $2.12trn in LP private equity portfolios serves as an important reminder: even in times of market confusion, investors will persevere.

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