Heard in Rome

At the EVCA conference, we met up with Anne Glover of Amadeus, Advent's Joanna James and Tim Keating at Intel Capital.

There were more than 900 private equity professionals attending EVCA's Annual Symposium. Spoilt for choice, PrivateEquityOnline sat down with five of them to hear their views on where the market was headed at this stage of the business cycle.

For an update on current trends in European leveraged finance, click here and find out what Eric Mallaroni and Fabio Sangiovanni from The Royal Bank of Scotland's leveraged finance team had to say.

Anne Glover, managing director at Amadeus Capital Partners explained to us the new old rules of technology investing.

Advent International's Joanna Jones, a private equity investor for 20 years, gave us an assessment of the problems prevailing in European private equity, before taking a closer look at Central and Eastern Europe, the region most relevant to her brief.

Finally corporate venture investor Tim Keating explained how chipmaker Intel is using its venture capital arm to generate value and how it manages its portfolio of currently 575 investee companies.