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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor for private equity at PEI Media. He is responsible for and regular contributor to the private equity coverage across Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor and private funds management and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.

The elephant in the responsible investment room

Tax is not on the ESG agenda; maybe it should be

USS staffs up to hunt for direct investments

The £60bn UK pension fund believes it can deliver 'superior after-cost risk-adjusted returns’ by going direct.

Proprietary deal flow is ‘overrated’

LPs ‘love to focus on it’, but uncompeted deal processes do not lead to better returns, say dealmakers.

Abraaj nears $1bn target for healthcare fund

A final close is understood to be just weeks away on the firm's first sector-focused fund.

Meketa hires former Greenpark CIO

Daniel Green, a veteran secondaries investor, has taken on a broader remit that will cover primaries and secondaries across various private markets.

BVCA Summit: UK prioritises infra spending, low taxes

The Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury David Gauke praised the work of the private equity industry in an address to LPs and GPs in London on Thursday.

Allianz lures PGGM private markets pro

The investment management giant has hired a veteran of private equity and infrastructure investing in Rotterdam.

Laing to step down from CDC

In a ‘blow’ to African private equity, Richard Laing will quit the development-focused fund of funds in early 2012 after the completion of a government review of its activities.

Real assets part of ambitious VTB plans

The Russian bank’s private equity team’s plans include a $500m mid-market fund and various types of real asset investment programmes.

EnCap shrugs off fundraising gloom

The energy investor has raised its largest fund ever at $3.5bn after around nine months of fundraising. The fund was strongly backed by US public pensions.

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