Time to start contemplating tomorrow’s nightmare

It’s pointless guessing when the benign credit cycle will end, according to those on stage at our New York Forum – but it’s imperative to be prepared.

OpEx Awards 2018: Presenting the best value creators

The winners of our Operational Excellence Awards, which honour the best examples of general partners transforming portfolio companies.

OpEx Awards 2018: Five things we learnt about value creation

Our Operational Excellence Awards demonstrate the vital role played by add-on acquisitions in bolstering growth.

Asia: the new home of the club deal

Yum China’s rejection of a $17.6bn takeover bid from a Hillhouse Capital-led consortium sheds light on Asia’s changing deal landscape.

Investcorp’s Ben-Gacem: the time for Asia is right now

The firm has plans to make direct deals in China on the back of its debut PE investment there, according to its co-chief executive.

South African VC hots up amid influx of new managers

A flurry of VC activity drove spending up almost 40% last year as investors took advantage of tax-friendly government initiatives.

African private equity: In search of a solid 3x

From rising to falling star, Africa rewards those with discipline, patience and the skills to build a market leader.

DOWNLOAD: Why African private equity is worth the wait

Read our interactive presentation to find out why patience pays off when it comes to the continent’s PE opportunities.

Partners Group embraces longer holding periods

The firm joins the likes of KKR, CVC and BlackRock in targeting long-term cashflows from market-leading companies.

Emerging Asia private capital fundraising soars to $28bn in H1 2018

Emerging Asia-focused funds raised $6bn more in the first half of 2018 than the previous year, EMPEA data show.

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