News & Analysis

Charterhouse mulls secondaries process on Fund IX

One of the UK's oldest buyout firms is in early stage talks with investors about a process on its €4bn Charterhouse Capital Partners IX.

Private equity’s impending disruption

The operating model for sponsors has held steady for 30 years, but data science advances are set to change all that, say Ian Picache and Sajjad Jaffer of Two Six Capital.

Why Turkish PE could delight LPs

eFront's chief strategy officer dives deep into the performance of Turkey's private equity funds.

GPs experiment with waterfalls

Recent fund launches have seen general partners tinker with the distribution waterfall, writes Proskauer’s Andy Shore.

Lessons for a smooth succession plan

Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone’s Strategic Partners began transfers of power this year. Other firms should take note of some key elements.

The value of diversity

Diversity is now recognised as a value-creation driver. Watch market participants talk about what can be done and read the seven steps you need to take to ensure an inclusive workplace.

Silicon Valley Bank on Abraaj, evolving credit lines & HNWs

The lender’s head of global fund banking for EMEA tells PEI about the implications of the Abraaj Group saga, enhancements in underwriting, changing LP bases and fee structures.

Epiris nets £821m for debut solo fund

Electra Partners rebranded as Epiris in December 2016 after being served notice from the listed investment trust whose portfolio it had managed for 30 years.

The new player in the deal team

Operating partners are increasingly involved before a transaction closes.

Carlyle makes diversity a priority with new hire

The private funds manager hired Kara Helander from BlackRock to lead the effort for a more diverse and inclusionary workplace.

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