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Private Equity Insights

Our 2014 edition of Insights, an annual look at the global trends affecting private equity and infrastructure investors, shares perspectives on the industry and tips to help you get your deals closed.

With contributions from Goldman Sachs, Investec PE, J-Star, EQT Partners, Riverside and many other leading industry commentators, Insights profiles some of the successful strategies currently being employed by funds, investors, management and companies.

Download the full report or read the individual articles below.

Learn more about our Private Equity Practice.



Abenomics and the art of rejuvenation
J-Star's Gregory R Hara
summarizes the current state of the
Japanese private equity market


Spain Steps Up
Riverside's Marcos Lladó
discusses the re-energizing of the
Spanish private equity market


East Side Story
Mid Europa’s Michelle Capiod
looks at the untapped
private equity potential in CEE


Tracking the Upswing
PwC's Peter Whelan and
James Anderson look at the strong
demand for IPO exits by PE houses


The Clean Generation
Sustainable Development Capital's
L. Warren Pimm surmises the coming
age of the renewables sector


Africa Rises
Development Partners International,
COMESA and Investec discuss
insights and experiences of working in Africa






Burning Bridges
Increasingly, M&A transactions
are being financed directly
with high yield bond issuances


I Owe Who?
Goldman Sachs' Denis Coleman shares
his thoughts on what 2014 has in store for
the leveraged finance market


Easier to Swallow?
PwC's Blaise Jenner on the
changes to IFRS on consolidating
minority investments


Do the Right Thing
EQT Partners' Christian Sinding
on "responsible investing"


Making Headlines
Edelman's James Lundie on managing
PR in a private equity context


No Stripping
A look at the asset stripping
aspects of AIFMD


Sweet Inspiration
Jamieson's Stuart Coventry
on management incentive trends


Warranty & Indemnity
Willis’ Brian Hendry on trends
in the W&I market



Key contacts



Mike Fieweger
Global Chair - Private Equity Group
T + 1 312 861 8232

Karen Guch
Partner - London
T + 44 20 7919 1757

David Allen
Partner - London
T + 44 20 7919 1177


Dorothea Koo
Partner - Hong Kong
T + 852 2846 1962

Jaime Trujillo
Partner - Bogota
T + 57 1 634 1570

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