30 under 40 PE lawyers: finalists revealed

Presenting the finalists from sister publication pfm's search for the top 30 private fund lawyers under the age of 40.

Siguler Guff’s head of EMEA departs – Exclusive

PEI named Kawkabani as one of the 100 most influential people in private equity for the 10-year period from 2001-11.

PGGM appoints chairman as CEO

Just months into his tenure as chairman of the supervisory board, Edwin Velzel has been asked to take over from outgoing chief executive Else Bos.

Three more senior staff depart Danske – Exclusive

The moves relate to Danske Bank’s decision to streamline the back-office functions of a number of its wealth management businesses.

Meet the woman leading CVC’s healthcare drive

CVC head of European healthcare Cathrin Petty has overseen a fourfold increase in dealflow as the firm raises its allocation to the sector.

Carlyle Africa fund to broaden remit following MD hire

The $698m sub-Saharan fund is looking at opportunities in North Africa following a market resurgence across the continent.

Taking a more human approach to value creation

GPs are waking up to the role of employees in generating value in a portfolio company.

Terra Firma loses another MD

Michele Russo, a Doughty Hanson and Lazard veteran who joined the buyout firm as a managing director, has left after over one year in the role, Private Equity International has learned.

MBK launches special sits platform

The North Asia-focused manager has hired former Deutsche Bank managing director Stephen Le as co-head of its debut credit and special situations unit.

CDC’s Murray Grant on leadership in Africa

The industry has a vital role to play in the key task of developing management expertise.