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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.

The drawdown slowdown is not yet a worry

In a richly priced investment environment, a slower investment pace is no bad thing.

WATCH: Cambridge’s Auerbach says GPs are returning to market too early

Managers coming back to market and raising ever larger vehicles present a red flag, according to Andrea Auerbach, global head of private investments at the investment consultant.

Why LPs don’t stress when GPs mess with the pref

The hurdle rate is facing downward pressure; investors might just let it slide.

Fundraising slowdown? Don’t believe it for a second

What fund close data tells us about the market – and what it leaves out.

WATCH: ‘It has never been harder to raise PE funds’

In this three-minute video, fundraising rainmaker Warren Hibbert describes the market forces conspiring to strangle some fundraises and push others over the line.

The truth about Brexit and fundraising

Political instability may be colouring investor sentiment, but it is not stopping them committing.

LISTEN: Private equity in a downturn – the LP view

How will the next downturn affect private equity? Hamilton Lane's Jim Strang discusses the risks investors face.

What lies beneath

The demise of Abraaj may force LPs to rethink the fundamentals of manager due diligence.

The corporates are coming

Is the private equity asset class being invaded by a new breed of manager?

A key-man conundrum

KKR’s poaching of CLSA’s head of real estate has implications for private fund managers of all asset classes.

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