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12 October 2017 Written by Kenny Wastell, Unquote"

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Written by Kenny Wastell of Unquote": Quotes from Gail McManus Managing Director of PER

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3 April 2017 Georgia Mernagh, Consultant

Perspectives on the BVCA women in private equity and venture capital breakfast

The BVCA held their latest event in the Women in Private Equity and Venture Capital series, a breakfast at Dartmouth House in Mayfair. PER Consultants Georgia Mernagh and Hafsah Bhatti attended the event.

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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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17 November 2016 Alex Horkan, Consultant, Head of Tech

There is a larger percentage of female astronauts than female venture capitalists. Time for venture capital to blue sky their thinking around diversity maybe?

According to Pitchbook’s PE & VC Fundraising & Capital Overhang Report, 2015 was the most successful year in almost a decade for Venture Capital funding with over $35.5billion being raised in the US alone. The fundraising trend is showing no signs of slowing down either, with $12billion already being banked in Q1 of 2016 according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association.

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20 September 2016 Gail McManus, Managing Director

2016 Salary Survey: Data sneak preview

Our Salary Survey publication is getting closer. We have just had a sneak preview and we have some super data. We are more than sure our contributors are going to be pleased with the level of detail across multiple fund types and sizes. We’ve also got some special insights into gender split across all roles and levels this year.

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20 July 2016 Gail McManus, Managing Director

Secondaries is expanding: This means jobs

It might not be quite the big bang, but the private equity secondaries market is expanding rapidly – according to most industry experts – and this means jobs!

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