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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.

Atomico’s Zennstrom: The unofficial ambassador for European tech

The Skype founder has seen European investors largely miss out on one wave of the technological revolution. He is determined that it won’t happen again.

Tell us how your year has been

The deadline to submit entries for the 2018 PEI Awards is approaching; give us your highlights.

2018 awards: Send us your highlights!

The PEI Awards are hotly anticipated and hotly contested. We want to know if you think you should be in the running.

Impact: Time to put some flesh on the bones

It’s rare for investment conferences to erupt into rapturous applause mid-session, but impact investment folk are a rare bunch. This week around 1,200 of them convened in Paris for the largest annual gathering of its kind, hosted by PEI and the Global Impact Investing Forum (GIIN). What stirred them was a call to arms from […]

Hard lessons from an Abraaj insider

There are specific, practical steps that LPs can take to improve fund controls and reduce the risk of wrongdoing.

The unofficial ambassador for European tech

Skype founder Niklas Zennstrom has seen European investors largely miss out on one wave of the technological revolution. He is determined that it won’t happen again.

The problem with co-investing

It is a popular way to cut fees when investing in private equity, but in a downturn co-investment could get messy.

Hard lessons from an Abraaj insider

There are specific, practical steps that LPs can take to improve fund controls and reduce the risk of wrongdoing.

Diversity is the new ESG

GPs may be reluctant to think about diversity in their own teams; at some point they will not have a choice.

OpEx Awards 2018: EQT Partners scores on the ‘source code of sport’

A 'carefully crafted' M&A programme saw the sports statistics group grow hugely, winning EQT the Editors' Award for Europe.

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