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PODCAST: Is this the most dangerous man in private equity?

Professor Ludovic Phalippou of Oxford University says GPs must accept that some elements of the PE model are not working so well for LPs. Is he a threat to the industry or its saviour?
Henry Elkington

PEI Media names Henry Elkington as chairman

Elkington, who holds senior positions at several data-focused firms, joins Private Equity International's parent company.

Turnaround manager Springwater adds Milan office – exclusive

The special sits investor is on the hunt for new sources of dealflow in Italy and has hired senior executives from financial services firm J Hirsch & Co.

How Partners Group plans to build a 21st century returns factory

A move away from Wall Street is the only way to keep outperforming, the private markets investment firm's Steffen Meister tells PEI.
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The future leaders of private equity – nominate them now

Who will shape the industry over the next decade? Let us know for our new annual list.

CDC to expand partnerships and co-investments with ex-Stan Chart hire

Stephen Priestley will lead a team in developing permanent capital vehicles and sunset funds focused on Africa and South Asia investments.
Michael Chae

Blackstone CFO: PE is the ‘least disruptable’ area of asset management

For Michael Chae, private equity fees are 'still justified' by the industry's value creation and performance.

PE firms turn to ILPA to boost transparency

Delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum 2019 said at least 70% of them are being asked by at least some investors to use the ILPA reporting template.
Enriquez

NYCRS’ Enriquez: launching PE co-investment team is ‘priority’

The most appropriate model for the $200bn pension system is probably not the Canadian approach, David Enriquez, head of private equity, told PEI.
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StepStone Europe head: responsible investment is ‘challenge of the future’

The next generation of investors are increasingly interested in how returns are made, rather than just how big they are, partner David Jeffrey tells the IPEM conference in Cannes.

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