It is either encouraging or troubling that pricing in the secondaries market is holding remarkably steady, writes David Snow.
Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to Africa included the announcement of Aureos' partnership with the UK government on a high-profile trade initiative.
The firm's acquisition of Bug Music is not only a sweet tune for investors, but also conversationalists.
Twitter has breached the doors of one of Wall Street's most secretive firms, and apparently you can't spell genius without a G and a S.
Businesses are turning to an unlikely source of inspiration in an effort to stay ahead of their competition.
A popular tech blogger has made the leap from writing to venture capitalism, but not without a hitch.
Terra Firma recently established a Beijing office to be headed by Bo Shi, a Chinese national who joined the firm in 2008. Shi and chairman Guy Hands explain the firm’s China strategy.
A tangle of lawsuits surrounding the take-private of fashion retailer J. Crew highlight the potential conflicts that arise when executives appear to favour their proposed financial sponsors. By David Snow
Julian Mash, founder and CEO of Vision Capital, buys private equity-backed companies en gros. It’s a complex technique – and according to Mash, as David Hawkins and Philip Borel learned in September, the private equity industry needs it more than ever
A recent piece of Chinese fundraising news was a reminder that some venture veterans are placing their bets on the country’s internet start-ups, despite China’s tough supervision of the web
Limited partners continue to change the way they invest in private equity – with a little help from some big institutional investors who are new to the asset class, writes Christopher Witkowsky.
Chinese private equity pioneer Hony Capital, which is targeting around $2bn for its fifth USD fund, is the first to have done an RMB deal with a USD-denominated vehicle
It may be harder to raise a debut fund than it was before the financial crisis – but there’s no sign of manager or investor appetite waning, write James Taylor and Graham Winfrey
Regulatory changes are making it easier for Mexican pensions to invest in private equity. But the business community still needs a bit of convincing
Forget the dotcom crash – a look at the fundamentals of today’s US venture capital market suggests there could be great opportunities for LPs, writes Nils Rode
The German regional banks only started building their exposure to private equity in the early 2000s. Now, thanks to their bailout terms, they’re getting out again via the secondary market
An IPO filing can provide a wealth of previously unknown details about a private equity firm
The decision to upgrade Turkey’s local currency credit rating to investment grade comes at a good time for a market that’s full of optimism
KKR’s newly raised $1bn mezzanine fund is an illustration of how popular this area has become with limited partners, who are increasingly attracted by its risk/reward profile
A painful debt hangover continues to hamper Spain’s and Portugal’s economic recovery, not to mention the banks’ willingness to lend. But the turbulence is also throwing up opportunities from distressed sellers and previously reluctant family-owned companies, reports Nicholas Donato
With the euro’s fall and the Swiss franc’s ascent, Swiss fund managers are evaluating investments and portfolio management decisions amid great volatility and uncertainty. Oliver Smiddy and James Taylor report
After falling out of the FTSE 100, Britain’s oldest private equity investor and its chief executive need to deliver some better news soon