Spotlight Podcast - Private Equity International

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January 8, 2019  

Riverside on the GFC’s ‘difficult blessing’

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As the firm celebrates 30 years in the industry, co-founder Bela Szigethy reflects on how the global financial crisis changed the firm for the better. PEI's Isobel Markham reports.

December 14, 2018  

Why investors should look beyond the headlines in emerging markets

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Albright Capital’s Gregory Bowes discusses why improvements in creditor rights and bankruptcy codes in emerging markets mean investors needn’t be weary of the asset class. PEI's Isobel Markham reports.

December 10, 2018  

Highway to the opportunity zone

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PERE's Lisa Fu talks with several experts to break down the opportunities, risks and rules that come with the new US federal program creating buzz among real estate investors.

December 6, 2018  

Why the ‘triple whammy’ of issues impeding Chinese investments into US is here to stay

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From capital controls and CFIUS to the intensifying trade war, Chinese investors trying to invest in the US are encountering many hurdles. David Blumenfeld and Paul Guan of the law firm Paul Hastings discuss these hurdles with PERE's Arshiya Khullar.

November 30, 2018  

Where are hurdle rates trending?

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With managers increasingly putting pressure on LPs to enter the carry early, Threadmark partner Patricia Wilkinson and PEI senior editors Bruno Alves, Jonathan Brasse and Toby Mitchenall look across asset classes to find out whether the status quo really is changing.

November 30, 2018  

The smartest ways for debt firms to use technology

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Are fund managers missing a trick by applying old-fashioned methods to data mining, deal sourcing and investor reporting? We dive into the issues in this 20-minute discussion with Matthias Kirchgaessner of Plexus and Alex Schmid of ESO Capital.

November 30, 2018  

Why GP-led secondaries is the next big thing in private equity

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From stapled deals to restructurings, tender offers to strip sales, Andrew Sealey, managing partner and chief executive of Campbell Lutyens, discusses the different types of GP-led deals and how they can benefit all parties.