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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.
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consolidation
The two advisory firms are set to merge, combining Aksia’s private credit and hedge fund specialties with TorreyCove’s focus on private equity and real assets.
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If the fund reaches its €14.75bn target, it will be one of the largest European private equity funds ever raised.
Gilles Dellaert will lead Blackstone Insurance Solutions, a part of the business with a lot of growth potential.
The firm will need LP approval to continue investing from the vehicle, which has thus far collected $2.75bn against a target of up to $12bn.
At a turbulent time for the industry, LP opinions are more important than ever. Here are the charts from Private Equity International’s Perspectives Survey that reveal what they think of today’s major talking points.
The alternatives veteran was terminated for failing to disclose a workplace relationship, according to internal memos.
The US Chamber of Commerce has thrown its weight behind private equity; the industry shouldn’t expect pressure to let up while Elizabeth Warren is still in the race.
Performance
As Fund VIII matures, the firm is expecting more exits over the next 12 months ‘presuming that the markets hold out’, says co-founder Josh Harris.
We are now accepting submissions for the 2019 PEI Awards. Don’t miss the opportunity to share your highlights with us before we draw up the shortlists.
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