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Marine Cole

Marine Cole
As Americas Editor for Private Equity, Marine Cole oversees and directs the deployment of resources across PEI Media’s portfolio of private equity-focused titles in North America, including Private Equity International, private funds management and Secondaries Investor. Based in New York, she has been reporting and writing on finance and business topics for more than a decade, including credit markets, tax and accounting, retirement, marketing and personal finance.

Warburg Pincus plots $13.5bn fundraise in 2018 – exclusive

The firm closed its debut financial services-focused fund on $2.3bn at the end of 2017 after about six months on the road.

TA Associates: We’re going to double down on quality

Brian Conway, managing partner and chairman of the private equity firm, explains how the current deal environment and an increased focus on growth has affected his firm’s approach.

Riverside: Auction processes are brutal for buyers

Béla Szigethy and Stewart Kohl, co-chief executives of the Riverside Company, believe the current strong seller’s market in private equity will continue this year.

HarbourVest: Private equity firms are taking on more risk

Greg Stento, a managing director at HarbourVest Partners, worries the lessons learned from prior downturns are fading.

Perry Golkin is turning PE on its head

The KKR alum, who spent a quarter of a century at the firm, is breaking with the traditional private equity model with his latest fund, and aiming for better GP/LP alignment.

Looking forward: North America in 2018

As the economic cycle approaches its peak, it can be challenging to predict what will happen in 2018, but one thing is almost certain: more money will flow into private equity.

Trends of the Year: Succession, succession, everywhere

Some of the largest private equity managers have unveiled their transition plans from founder control to the next generation.

From the archive: Hamilton Lane on avoiding the spotlight

Chief executive Mario Giannini talked to PEI earlier this year about why the firm was happy to stay out of the spotlight with its IPO and its global expansion.

From the archive: CPPIB on being a one-stop shop

CPPIB is positioning itself as a provider of more than just LP capital, Michael Woolhouse, the pension plan's head of secondaries and co-investments, told PEI at the beginning of the year.

From the archive: Blackstone’s Baratta on where PE is heading

In April, PEI caught up with Joe Baratta to find out where the firm is putting its private equity dollars as another slowdown looms.