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Trends of the Year: Succession, succession, everywhere

Some of the largest private equity managers have unveiled their transition plans from founder control to the next generation.

Looking back: Top people moves of 2017

There were a few surprises this year, mostly driven by large alternative asset managers such as KKR announcing their succession plans.

Privately Speaking with CDH’s Wu Shangzhi

CDH Investments was one of China’s first private equity firms. Chairman and founder Wu Shangzhi tells PEI how the market is developing.

The secrets to succession planning

As the private equity industry matures, some of its iconic founders are addressing the future of their firms – and how to keep their legacies alive.

Investment director leaves ECI – exclusive

Joe Garrood joined car benefit company Tusker as a commercial director in late July after five years in ECI’s commercial team.

Carlyle founders leave parting thoughts on PE

As liquidity grows and the search for returns intensifies, demand for private investment will increase, David Rubenstein said on the firm's earnings call on Tuesday.

Waving goodbye to the entrepreneurs

The institutionalisation of the private equity industry brings with it a changing of the guard. It is necessary, inevitable and a little sad.

KKR, Carlyle… all eyes turn to Blackstone’s succession

Two industry giants have unveiled details of their transitions from founder control to the next generation. Will Blackstone’s Schwarzman be next?

Australian firms battle over track record

The court case between PEP and spin-out Adamantem shows why attribution is crucial.

Terra Firma loses another MD

Michele Russo, a Doughty Hanson and Lazard veteran who joined the buyout firm as a managing director, has left after over one year in the role, Private Equity International has learned.