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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.
An link between Leon Black and Jeffrey Epstein cast a shadow over Apollo.
The number of funds coming to market openly offering discounts for early bird commitments or big ticket sizes is dropping, according to research seen exclusively by Private Equity International.
The group, which includes some of the world's largest private equity and infrastructure firms, pledges to share knowledge on climate-related risks and 'improve the resilience' of long-term investment portfolios.
Some managers – mostly in Europe – are starting to speak a common language on climate, but US managers are lagging, say panellists at PEI’s Responsible Investment Forum: Europe.
Robert Smith
The non-prosecution agreement signed by Robert Smith keeps him out of court, but the next test will be investors’ tolerance of tax evasion.
The private equity industry must decide how its long-established fiduciary duty fits with a crisis like this.
For better or worse private equity fundraising will have to be conducted with less of a human touch.
3D rendering of the flag of Kentucky on satin texture.
A lawsuit involving Blackstone and KKR’s hedge fund businesses could have a bearing on wider private markets.
Steffen Meister
Unless front-line employees are excited to work at a PE-backed company, the industry will struggle to respond to its critics, says the investment firm's executive chairman Steffen Meister.
We caused a stir with reports of unnamed LP defaults this week; was it a storm in a teacup?

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