Global private equity and venture capital news and research


30 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Rainer Busch, managing partner, Mercury Partners $

Busch on transparency and valuation techniques, on why European venture has failed to set the world on fire, on avoiding over crowded markets, and on why the best opportunities in the secondaries market are now in the past.

30 April 2009

Institutional investor profile: Daniel Barr, chief analyst, AP7 $

Barr on consistency of performance, on why private equity doesn't offer you the diversification many people have claimed, on the benefits of diversification and on why general partners won't be able to continue charging higher fees than is the standard in other asset classes.

30 April 2009

Institutional investor profile: Michael Granoff, President and CEO, Pomona Capital $

Granoff on survival of the fittest in a Darwinian private equity industry, on the question of access and the challenges it presents investors, on what the future holds for the secondaries market and on paying the right price for quality assets.

30 April 2009

Institutional investor profile: Philip S Paul, Chairman, Paul Capital Partners $

Paul on the outlook for US early stage, on the lessons that GPs have learned over the last few years, on who is selling in the secondary market and on the impact of negative media coverage on the industry.

30 April 2009

Institutional investor profile: Colin Ambrose, Senior Investment Officer, Wesleyan University $

Ambrose on the advantages of secondaries funds for new investors, on the importance of identifying motivated management teams, on the inevitability of consolidation in the private equity industry and on the need for heightened due diligence for first time funds.

30 April 2009

Institutional investor profile: John Barber, Managing Partner, Citigroup Private Equity $

Barber on the need for diversification in a fund of funds portfolio, on the negative impact of mark to market in the private equity industry, on the danger of an imbalanced management team and on the importance of a consistent strategy to add value.

30 April 2009

Institutional investor profile: Hans van Swaay, Head of Private Equity, Pictet & Cie $

Van Swaay on private equity as a maturing industry, on the failed ambitions of some mid-market firms, on the negatives of negotiation and on the problems of secondary buy-outs.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Guy Fraser-Sampson, Founder and Managing Partner, Mowbray Capital $

Fraser-Sampson on bringing a home-run mentality to European venture, on the futility of trying to market time private equity, on the value of revisiting both succesful and unsuccesful fund investment decisions and on the danger of putting your eggs in too few baskets.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Daniel Allen, Managing Director, Wilshire Private Markets Group $

Daniel Allen on why the Wilshire Private Markets Group (WPMG) has chosen a solely discretionary model, why the organisation focuses on small and mid-market buy-out funds and how the firm has developed its access to leading private equity firms. Wilshire has raised six co-mingled funds of funds to date along with a number of single investor funds. WPMG will raise its seventh fund of funds which will target a closing in the second half of 2005.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Ralph Günther, Managing Partner, bmp AG $

Ralph Günther on analysing track records, on the prospects of venture capital investing in Europe, on access issues and how to overcome them, and on the role of retail investors in private equity.

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