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Isobel Markham

Isobel Markham is Editor of Private Equity International, overseeing the editorial content of the monthly magazine and contributing news and analysis for PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in New York, Isobel works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI Media’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
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Former Ford Foundation director Clinton Stevenson will oversee the division which works across asset classes.
The Russia-Turkey Investment Fund, which could be as large as $1bn, will ‘strengthen bilateral economic ties’ between the two countries.
Edward Beckley will work across the firm’s existing funds to source infrastructure investments globally.
Pension Investment Corporation, which was founded by Edi and Danny Truell and backed by JC Flowers, will be the third asset in CVC’s longer-hold Strategic Opportunities platform.
Carsten Stendevad, who has led the $120bn Danish pension since 2013, is returning to the US for family reasons.
Here are the key issues the UK private equity industry would like new UK Chancellor Philip Hammond to tackle.
Getting the passport before Brexit is crucial to avoid a period when managers would be unable to access EU investors.
Nordic firm Norvestor has agreed to acquire the Scandinavian energy services supplier for an undisclosed sum.

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