Several buyout firms including The Blackstone Group and CVC Capital Partners are reportedly battling it out in a £2 billion auction of UK fashion retailer New Look. The deal could make up to £1.3 billion for New Look’s owners Apax Partners and Permira.
New York-based hedge fund Highbridge Capital Management has reportedly hired former Goldman Sachs director Scott Kapnick to launch its private equity business. It is the latest example of the increasing convergence between the two asset classes.
Private Equity International is proud to present its selection of markettransforming individuals who give shape and character to private equity today. The list, which is not a ranking, is ordered alphabetically.
As the co-founder and general partner of Index Ventures, Neil Rimer has backed some of the biggest success stories in the history of the European venture capital market. And despite some lingering post-dotcom scepticism, he believes there are plenty more where these came from. Rimer, who lives in Geneva, met with James Taylor on a recent trip to London.
Contrary to what the critics of private equity might tell you, making money in this business is getting harder, says William Jackson at Bridgepoint. To continue to succeed, firms like his can't afford to stand still, he tells Philip Borel.
Stephan Illenberger, current managing director responsible for Germany, becomes the fourth member of AXA’s global management group.
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The Carlyle Group boasts the largest in-house fundraising and investor-relations team in the industry. David Snow learns how the pieces of this global machine work together
Phoenix Equity Partners is in the unusual position of being a UK-focused mid-market private equity business that invests most of its capital on behalf of US investors. David Gregson and Hugh Lenon, who have worked together since 1985, talk to Andy Thomson about the firm's complex past and contemplate what the future holds for the business.
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