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5 takeaways from new study on the economic effects of PE buyouts

Research by Harvard and the University of Chicago examined more than 9,000 US buyouts over a 30-year period to get to the bottom of private equity’s impact on productivity, compensation and job creation.

Three firms taking the private equity world by stealth

In our latest Deep Dive we highlight three firms quietly shaping the future of private equity.
Design based on Operational Excellence awards

Champions of operational excellence

What can PEI’s award winners teach us about effective value creation?

Transparency in PE: Uncomfortable but often for the best

The public nature of CalPERS’ decision-making may be giving competitors an edge.

How Blackstone lifted itself out of harm’s way

The firm has just raised $26bn; would it be able to invest it if market conditions change?
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Three considerations for aspiring co-investors

There is more to it than fee cuts and growth stories, warn experts at our co-investing roundtable.

This year’s SI 30: Mega firms and emerging specialists

Our latest ranking of the secondaries market’s biggest fundraisers shows the big are getting bigger while niche firms make their mark.

Three things to know before investing in Africa

Those eyeing the continent must consider heightened due diligence, early liquidity options and carefully diversified portfolios.
Technology blurring real estate and private equity

How tech is blurring the lines between PE and RE

The emergence of hybrid funds and real estate managers acquiring tech companies suggests the two asset classes are getting closer.
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The five biggest private equity stories so far this year

From the next leaders of the industry to the intricacies of EBITDA, these are the stories that have generated the most interest on Private Equity International in 2019.

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