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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.

Secular trends drive PSP’s entertainment investment debut

The Canadian pension has teamed up with Investcorp to invest in UTA in a deal valuing the talent agency at up to $800m.

Apollo holds $2.2bn first close on hybrid debt-equity fund

The firm expects to hold a final close on its Hybrid Value Fund, which is targeting $3bn, by year-end.

Carlyle plants flag in insurance market

The firm is acquiring a 19.9% stake in DSA Reinsurance from AIG in a deal that includes $6bn earmarked for Carlyle funds.

Soundcore bets on buy-and-build with debut fund

The vehicle closed on its $350m hard-cap and has a 5% GP commitment.

CD&R’s Franco: ‘Investor needs are changing – IR must keep up’

Thomas Franco, an industry veteran, discusses the most important thing in investor relations – and it’s not asset aggregation.

Listen to the critics

LPs and GPs need to be able to make the case for PE in simple terms; like it or not, that includes fees.

Blackstone storming through fundraising ‘supercycle’

The firm expects to exceed $500bn in assets under management by the middle of next year.

Adams Street puts emphasis on innovation with new hire

In the role of head of product strategy, Steve Landau will explore new products, strategies, geographies and channels.

Have you been walking the walk?

There’s just one week left to enter Private Equity International’s 2018 Operational Excellence Awards – don’t miss your chance.

Dementia fund seeks medical breakthroughs

SV Health Investors’ Dementia Discovery Fund will discover and develop medicines for dementia, an area untouched by breakthroughs.

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