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9 June 2017

GP, LP, RFP, DDQ, PPM and AGM – just some of the acronyms you’ll come across as an ‘IR’ professional in private equity

You may not know that there is a technical and varied career opportunity available within private market funds outside of the deal team, which offers great choice and a new way to apply your technical, commercial and soft skills: investor relations.

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18 May 2017 Nadja Brellochs (née Essmann), Head of CFO Practice, DACH

There is no "one-size fits-all" CFO for private equity!

There is a high demand for CFOs within private equity backed portfolio companies, but what skills are required? Is there a standard profile that private equity funds are looking for?

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18 April 2017 Written by Paul Clarke, eFinancialCareers

These are the top 10 private equity firms everyone wants to work for

Written by Paul Clarke of eFinancial Careers: Quotes from Gail McManus Managing Director of PER

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18 April 2017 Rupert Bell, Director of DACH

Family offices and the changing world of private equity in April's Family Office Magazine

Private equity has been a well-established part of most asset allocations for decades. As investments are at the upper end of the risk spectrum, it is usually, therefore, a relatively modest proportion of total assets for most families.

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7 April 2017

Calling All ACAs - Private Equity Needs You in 2017!

As we head into spring, the clocks have moved forward and there may even be some sunlight as you leave the office. Having dedicated yourself to completing your ACA (or equivalent) you’re probably now thinking “what’s next?!”

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28 March 2017 Rupert Bell, Director of DACH

The Gender Conundrum

The private equity industry at large is pushing a number of initiatives to achieve a greater proportion of women in investment teams. Monochrome firms lack diversity and this leads to weaker decision making, so beyond the purely ethical perspective, there is a commercial upside to this initiative.

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