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Now that prospective investors in private equity funds are approaching the due diligence process with the same rigour as GPs have applied to target portfolio companies, there are some important infrastructure issues a GP has to address. Steven Millner of DML looks at what a GP has to do to make sure an LP is going to be satisfied.
The Japanese venture firm has announced the second cutback from one of its VC funds, the fifteenth reduction of its kind since the beginning of 2002.
The Finnish private equity investor has closed its latest split-focus fund on E253m, below the original target of E300m.
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced today that it has expanded its online disclosure of private equity investments.
Carlyle Group has increased its European investment team to 18 with the announcement of two senior appointments.
Few people need reminding that the paucity of IPO exits is a bad thing. Could the process be made easier and better - wonders Joe Bartlett. The result of his musings are some very practical suggestions as to how things could be improved: from the role of analysts to the fees charged by advisors.
Who is shaping the industry? The question is important, because private equity, despite its becoming a more mainstream, institutionalised asset class, fundamentally remains a people's business. Private Equity International picks the people who make all the difference in European private equity.
NWDC in buyout of Sargents; Lehman Brothers and Cazenove lead £9m third round for kVault; Demos raises E4.58m;
Karl Marx on Internet Time 2001-11-08 Staff Writer While there are a number of reasons for business failure, one common cause is <b>overpaying</b>, either for a service, a product, a CEO, an acquisition, etc. Consider some examples from the world of hi-tech.<BR><BR>First, many interne
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