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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.
New York
The operationally focused firm is closing in on the $13bn target for its latest flagship during a tough fundraising environment.
Our list of future leaders of PE recognises the investors, dealmakers, fundraisers, operators and lawyers who will shape the asset class in years to come.
Excluding private equity-backed companies from government assistance programmes only harms those pensions and employees society is striving to protect.
downturn
The firm received net inflows of $27bn, including almost $5bn in the last two weeks of March for its latest core private equity fund, according to its earnings announcement Thursday.
Kyoto, Japan
Our annual Japan Special showcases the tenacious local managers that have persisted through a tough market. It is this grit and determination that gives them confidence to face the next downturn.
Joncarlo Mark, a former senior portfolio manager at CalPERS, gives his take on the current market: how LP co-investments will fare, what the opportunity set looks like and whether LPs will have to ‘walk away’ from some capital commitments.
An exclusive investor survey conducted by PEI reveals three quarters of LPs will not reduce their target allocations to private markets in the face of the denominator effect.
growth
The pension plan fast-tracked adoption of an ‘allowable allocation’ of up to 15% to allow for flexibility in times of volatility.
checklist
The consulting firm has created an interactive diagnostic tool to help private equity-backed companies facing coronavirus-related risks.
Limited partners who have piled into the asset class in recent years could be left severely overweighted in private equity unless public markets see a significant recovery.
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