UK’s Bowmark ‘adapting focus’ as it hits Fund VI target

A key talking point with LPs was how UK firms are preparing for Brexit, managing partner Charles Ind told PEI.

Who’s raising what in the new year?

PEI looks at the largest funds in market at the start of 2019.

2019 in Europe: Big funds and Brexit bargains

Hefty funds coming to market and the potential for cheap deals after Brexit are on the minds of the continent's PE practitioners.

Story of the year: C-corp switch entices some, leaves others unmoved

Two giant private equity houses became corporations this year while others remain unconvinced of the benefits.

Story of the year: Impact reaches a tipping point

The strategy feels like it is at a critical juncture as a host of big names jump on the bandwagon.

Hall of Fame: BC Partners joins the fund elite

We introduce the Hall of Fame's fifth inductee and look back at which funds made the grade over the past 12 months.

Why Future Fund’s senior PE team left to set up an LP-focused shop

Three senior investment professionals from the Australian SWF, including private equity head Steve Byrom, have launched Potentum Partners to help institutional investors access the asset class.

Ridgemont ups bitesize potential with larger fund

The firm – a spin out from Bank of America in 2010 – attracted roughly one-third of its $1.65bn Fund III from non-US investors, up from 12% in Fund II.

The votes are rolling in for the 2018 awards: have your say!

The polls are now open for the 2018 Private Equity International Awards; see who made the shortlist and cast your vote here.

2018 in Europe: Brexit begins to bite

The UK is no longer the most active private equity market in Europe and some of the country's firms met a cool reception on the fundraising trail.

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