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Isobel Markham

Isobel Markham
Isobel Markham is Editor of Private Equity International, overseeing the editorial content of the monthly magazine and contributing news and analysis for PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in New York, Isobel works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI Media’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

2018 in North America: How PE thrived in a year of change

Tax reform, the introduction of trade tariffs and a contentious round of mid-term elections didn’t dampen private equity activity in the US this year.

PODCAST: Why investors should look beyond the headlines in emerging markets

Albright Capital’s Gregory Bowes discusses why improvements in creditor rights and bankruptcy codes in emerging markets mean investors needn’t be wary of the asset class.

CDPQ’s Etroy on the indirect benefits of going direct

The way the Canadian pension giant's Stephane Etroy sees it, pushing into directs has a positive effect on the whole private equity programme

Inside Meteor5’s ‘equity-like’ strategy to back new GPs

The firm, which counts four MVision executives among its partners, is so confident its emerging manager fund will deliver stellar returns for investors, it’s setting the pref at 20%.

Investors want more PE exposure

Private equity is outperforming investors’ benchmarks, encouraging them to increase their allocations to the asset class.

Five questions with Carlyle’s Kara Helander

The mega-firm’s first chief diversity officer shares her advice for creating and sustaining a more diverse workplace.

Industry veteran George Anson takes up Level 20 chair

Anson will be the first man to lead the advocacy group, which seeks to increase the number of women in senior investment roles in private equity.

Ham Lane data cast doubt on operating partner value

Small- and mid-sized GPs produced virtually identical performance regardless of whether they employed operating partners, according to research from the asset manager.

Inside Meteor5’s ‘equity-like’ strategy to back new GPs

The firm, which counts four MVision executives among its partners, is so confident its emerging manager fund will deliver stellar returns for investors, it’s setting the pref at 20%.

Five takeaways from CalPERS’ investment committee meeting

The $362bn pension plan laid out its plans for its direct investment programme and named an interim CIO.

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