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16 October 2017 Sharon Chammah, Head of Research

IB or not to IB?

Sharon Chammah, Head of Research at PER discusses career stability in investment banks post-Brexit and how it would ultimately impact careers in private equity

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28 September 2017

Map your route to a career in private equity finance

How can newly qualified accountants find their route to success in private equity?

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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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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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16 February 2017 Richard Jones, Senior Consultant

Find your way to a stimulating, long term career in the growing Fund of Funds and Co-Investments market!

If you’ve ever considered a career in private equity, chances are you’ve thought about a role within a direct investment firm (GP) where you’re taking ownership of businesses and working with them directly post acquisition. It is, after all, the most widely understood part of the market. However, the private equity landscape is so much broader and more varied so it can be a bit of a maze if you aren’t familiar with the options and the terminology.

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