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Africa’s real gems lie deep beneath the surface

Global firms' pullback from Africa has been greatly exaggerated, AVCA chief Michelle Kathryn Essomé explains.

From Russia with little love for private equity

Russian PE was languishing well before the arrest of the founder one of the country’s biggest private equity firms.

The carried interest model could be improved. Here’s why it won’t be

Making LPAs more akin to contracts between fund managers and their portfolio company execs would lead to better GP-LP alignment.

PE will start adopting VC’s fund terms

More venture capital-like fund terms could be bad news for limited partners.

Three predictions for the year of the pig

As we head into Chinese new year, what do the next 12 months hold for the country’s private equity market?

GP interests: Niche work if you can get it

Funds that buy stakes in private equity firms are hot property; but growth in that segment is naturally constrained.

Heard at the CFOs and COOs Forum

Some of the key talking points and takeaways from the largest gathering of private equity operations professionals.

CFOs & COOs Forum 2019: What to watch out for

With more than 600 delegates gathering for next week’s forum in New York, we’re expecting robust discussion around some of the issues that matter most to the back office.

Seven new private equity stories in 2019

What do we think we will be reporting this year?

2018: A year in Friday Letters

A look back at the highlights from Private Equity International’s Friday Letters this year reveals a booming industry that can’t take its success or popularity for granted.

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