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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor for private equity at PEI Media. He is responsible for and regular contributor to the private equity coverage across Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor and private funds management and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.

Carlyle’s Rubenstein on rainmakers

The investment firm's co-founder tells PEI why he took on the fundraising role, what modern rainmakers need to know and what he looked for in the early days.

You’ve been doing it wrong

A seismic shift in attitude is needed to redress the gender imbalance in the private fund industry.

Beware the PE echo chamber

In the face of rampant LP demand, should private equity firms worry about the industry’s wider reputation?

Pollen Street’s long haul to a successful fundraise

Pollen Street Capital took more than two years to raise its third fund but beat its target. PEI speaks to founder Lindsey McMurray and head of fundraising and IR Magnus Christensson about the journey.

For private funds, the beginning is in the end

GPs need to show they can handle their end-of-life funds when raising a new fund.

Pollen Street’s long haul to a successful fundraise

Pollen Street Capital took more than two years to raise its third fund but beat its target. PEI speaks to founder Lindsey McMurray and head of fundraising and IR Magnus Christensson about the journey.

Clouds over Dubai

The results of an LP-led audit into the Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund could have wide ramifications.

The muddy waters of performance calculation

The private funds industry is institutionalising, but the methods for calculating and reporting performance are still all over the place.

PEI Awards 2017: KKR, Actis and Apollo clean up

A host of blue-chip private equity brands are among the winners in this year’s industry awards.

Capital is abundant, but time is scarce

Frenetic fundraising activity by established brands is putting a strain on LPs and making it tough for first-timers.

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