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PE’s plea to the next UK government? Clarity on Brexit

Dealmakers, fundraisers and industry representatives agree that Europe’s largest private equity market needs a clear path forward.

European CFOs split on fund leverage

Some investors are in favour of reducing the frequency of capital drawdowns, but many are concerned about the risks of extending loan periods.

Legal 30 under 40: last chance to nominate

The nominations deadline for our sister title pfm's search for tomorrow’s superstar private equity lawyers is 31 May.

Italy bucks the trend on carry

Carried interest will be taxed as capital gains, rather than at the higher rate of income, provided fund managers meet three conditions.

BC Partners sets up in Luxembourg

The private equity firm wants to have a European presence following Brexit.

SEC homes in on IRR calculations

Firms should review whether capital from reinvestment or subscription credit lines should be included in IRR calculations.

Fox: ‘You cannot run an economy through executive order’

Introducing sister publication Infrastructure Investor’s Emerging Markets Forum on Monday in Berlin, the former Mexican leader was critical of Donald Trump’s policies and said Mexico’s energy reforms are an example of how to open a market closed to private investment.

Former CalPERS PE advisor sued by fund manager

A former fund of funds manager has claimed over $30m in damages due to PCA’s allegedly wrongful recommendations made to CalPERS about the firm.

Private equity unscathed in UK budget

Chancellor Phillip Hammond remained tight lipped on private equity, but pointed to some small benefits for the industry.

Pushing PE onto Washington DC political agendas

ACG ex-vice president of public policy says there are opportunities for discussions in US Congress on private equity this year.

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