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Private equity sponsors may find themselves in need of capital due to the covid-19 crisis. Enter: the secondaries market.
Investors are expecting their GPs to do everything they can to save portfolio companies and keep employees on the payroll – and that includes accepting eligible government support.
Investors who rushed to join the country’s digital revolution are facing issues pre-dating the pandemic that could spell the end of private equity’s golden age.
Our list of future leaders of PE recognises the investors, dealmakers, fundraisers, operators and lawyers who will shape the asset class in years to come.
Excluding private equity-backed companies from government assistance programmes only harms those pensions and employees society is striving to protect.
Kyoto, Japan
Our annual Japan Special showcases the tenacious local managers that have persisted through a tough market. It is this grit and determination that gives them confidence to face the next downturn.
As in the last major crisis, non-bank lenders will be expected to displace the banks as a source of finance.
We caused a stir with reports of unnamed LP defaults this week; was it a storm in a teacup?
If there was ever a time to prove the industry's sustainability credentials, it is now. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
These turbulent times could be characterised by some surprisingly large fund closes.

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