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12 October 2017 Written by Kenny Wastell, Unquote"

Gail McManus gives her view on the gender diversity conundrum for Unquote

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

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2 August 2017 Written by Larissa Lippold, Finance - Magazin

Rupert Bell contributes to the ongoing discussion about how to increase the proportion of women investors in PE teams

Written by Larissa Lippold of Finance-Magazin: Quotes from Rupert Bell, Director of DACH for PER.

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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, Lead 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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