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Life after Abraaj: How former employees can remain in private equity

Junior and mid-level employees are widely regarded as attractive targets, while more senior personnel may find themselves on the receiving end of tough questions from future business partners.

McGlashan’s indictment could slow Rise II fundraising

TPG’s response has been swift, but limited partners may choose to take their time over commitments to the second Rise Fund.

Hercules founder steps down amid college bribery allegations

The HTGC founder and his wife allegedly paid to fabricate their daughters’ SAT and ACT exam results and bribed a Georgetown University tennis coach.

HOOPP’s PE portfolio shines bright amid low returns

The pension system is 121% funded and returned 2.17% last year, compared with 10.88% in 2017.
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McGlashan allegations: what they mean for impact investing

The leader of TPG’s The Rise Fund, the most prominent impact investor in the industry, has been charged over his alleged role in a college admissions bribery and money laundering scam. The fallout could be significant.

How to promote diversity at a private fund firm

LPs are asking questions about diversity and inclusion within private fund firms; how do you make sure you have the right answers?
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Abraaj’s partners: where are they now?

While successful buyers are likely to take on a healthy number of mid-level staff, PEI looks at which senior personnel have left and who remains behind.

Chicago treasurer: Private equity firms can be ‘arbiters of truth’

A firm’s level of transparency will affect its portfolio, exits and ability to raise capital, treasurer Kurt Summers tells delegates at the PEI Responsible Investment Forum in New York.

PEI Awards 2018: Full list of winners

The roll of honour for the 2018 awards is our most comprehensive yet. Navigate it here, sorting winners by region, category and firm name.
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PEI Awards 2018: Impact is everything

The PEI Awards 2018 will be announced tomorrow and this year impact plays a bigger role than ever.

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