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Looking back: Europe in 2017

Private equity professionals have identified three key trends that helped to shape the European market during 2017.

Europe builds a case for add-ons

Acquisitions by private equity-backed companies with European headquarters rose 20% during the first half, according to Silverfleet Capital.

Emerging markets CEE: data digest

Political risk is a key concern for investors across the region.

Emerging markets CEE: Local knowledge is crucial in Turkey

Working in the country requires feet on the ground.

Emerging markets CEE: getting investors on board

The development bank's Anne Fossemalle urges LPs to see beyond geopolitical tensions to the rich investment opportunities beneath.

Exit File: emerging markets CEE

A key recent deal from the region.

Three questions on Mubadala’s Russian acquisition

Is the sovereign wealth fund’s acquisition of a private equity team part of a grand fund management plan?

Cyprus Capital plots December first close for debut fund – exclusive

The firm, which focuses on growth, venture and expansion capital in the eastern Mediterranean, is seeking at least €100m.

EBRD: How to be cool in a crisis

The EBRD’s private equity head Anne Fossemalle discusses the lesson learned from the 2008 crash and how it taught GPs to listen to their investors.

HarbourVest to back Innova restructuring

The deal involves the Polish private equity firm's 2010-vintage fund and investors have the option to sell or roll over into a new vehicle.