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29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Thomas Kubr, a Managing Director and the Chief Executive of Capital Dynamics $

Thomas Kubr on ideal portfolio composition, on giving GPs enough freedom to adjust their strategies to changing market conditions, and on mega versus smaller buy-out funds.

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: Lionel Bergeron, Investment Manager, Finama $

Finama Private Equity is the Paris-based private equity arm of French insurance company Groupama. Finama makes direct investments in French buy-outs as well as managing nearly €500m in fund of funds products, through its Quartilium brand name.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profilea: Carsten Schmeding (managing director), Mark Lippert and Mathias Radeck (both investment directors), Equity Partners $

Carsten Schmeding, Mark Lippert and Mathias Radeck on Equity Partners´ approach to private equity investing, on the advantage of being a direct investor into companies as well as a fund investor, and on how you can further differentiate yourself as an institutional investor in the current environment.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Marc der Kinderen, Managing Partner, 747 Capital $

Marc der Kinderen believes that you can only select the best investment opportunities if you analyse all the funds active in your segment. 747 Capital meets with every small buy-out and growth team in the US that is in the market with a new fund.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Pierre Fortier, Vice President, Funds, Private Equity, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec $

Pierre Fortier on the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec's private equity investment strategy, the need for being highly selective when picking funds and on the firm's strategic partnership with AXA Private Equity.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Urs Wietlisbach, Co-Chairman, Partners Group $

Urs Wietlisbach on why he thinks that bottom-up due diligence is not enough and why cash-flow and investment forecasts are important. Wietlisbach gives his views on recent developments in the private equity market and insights into the firm's strategies. He co-founded Partners Group together with Marcel Erni and Alfred Gantner, two colleagues from Goldman Sachs & Co.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Emmanuel Roth, Managing Director, Paris Orléans $

Emmanuel Roth on Paris Orléans's fund and direct investments, on the firm's global investment strategy, and on being part of the Rothschild Group.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Dr Hellmut Kirchner, Co-Founder and Managing Director, VCM Capital Management $

Dr Hellmut Kirchner on due diligence, arrogant fund managers and on why VCM Capital Management started raising its second mezzanine fund of funds straight after closing the first.

29 April 2009

Institutional Investor Profile: Rupert Montagu, Co-Founder and General Partner, Montagu Newhall $

Montagu on the value of identifying quality emerging management teams in their early years, on the importance of gaining vintage year diversification, on a shift in the balance of power between entrepreneurs and VCs and on the crack that is just beginning to appear in the IPO window.

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