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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.
Plunging asset values could cause a wipeout in carried interest for fund managers, pushing them to look for other means of funding commitment to future funds.
global Asia
The firm raised a record $16bn in the second quarter, including bringing its latest Asia fund up to $11bn.
Business stake
The partnership between New York Life affiliate PA Capital and Ottawa Avenue Private Capital is targeting fund managers in the lower mid-market.
New York
The firm is back in market with a follow-up to its hybrid value fund and is on track to hit its $20bn fundraising goal for the year, co-founder Josh Harris said on its latest earnings call.
The newly formed investment arm leveraged the full power of Blackstone for its $4.6bn fundraise, and continues to do so as it deploys the fund.
The $324bn Canadian pension plan’s private equity portfolio stands head and shoulders above the competition in our inaugural ranking. Global head of private equity Shane Feeney talks through its approach to the asset class.
Fund managers won’t be happy with every recommendation the LP body is making, but in a more challenging market environment investors will surely welcome the extra disclosure.
Over the last 10 years the industry has transformed from the pre-GFC leveraged buyout model to one based on building stronger business. What are the elements that went into that transformation?
With almost $2trn raised between them in the last five years, this year’s PEI 300 are armed and ready for the post-coronavirus rebuild.
The time will soon come when a pre-coronavirus track record won’t count for much; LPs will be judging managers on how they rise to the challenges in the coming quarters.

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