Regulars

IR profile: Bridges Fund Management

Partner Maggie Loo shares the perks and challenges of fundraising with impact in mind


Profile: EQT’s head of HR, Anna Wahlström

Wahsltröm discusses talent management, diversity and global culture in a growing business

Profile: EQT’s head of fund management, Peter Veldman

Q&A with Peter Veldman, EQT’s head of fund management



Risk, Technology & Operations profile: InfraRed’s Sarah Gledhill

An in-depth look at InfraRed’s operational review

Sarah Gledhill, Head of Risk, Technology & Operations, InfraRed Capital Partners

Boarding pass: Argentina

Pro-investor reforms intend to calm macro waters and revive near-extinct Argentinian LP class

Argentina, an emerging fundraising stop for private equity

CFO Profile: Nordic Capital’s Klas Tikkanen

Private equity CFOs still need to work at getting a seat at the big table, Tikkanen says

Image of Klas Tikkanen

IR Profile: Altor

The Drawdown speaks to partner Søren Johansen about Altor’s uncommon investor relations setup

IR Profile: Oakley Capital

The Drawdown speaks to Oakley Capital’s new IR head, Steven Tredget, about cultural differences between public and private markets

Steven Tredget Oakley Capital

Boarding Pass: Qatar

Private equity is increasingly tapping one of the world’s highest UHNWI concentrations

New fundraising destinations

CRO Profile: Pantheon’s Graeme Keenan

Q&A with Pantheon Chief Risk Officer Graeme Keenan

Pantheon's CRO Graeme Keenan

Boarding Pass: South Korea

South Korean institutional investment into private equity appears to be moving up a gear

HSBC's head of PE steps down

Fundraise review: Hamilton Lane Secondary Fund IV

An in-depth look at the process and strategy behind Hamilton Lane’s recent Secondary Fund IV $1.9bn close

BlueBay raises €3bn for Senior Loan Fund

Fundraise Review: YFMEP 2016

YFM’s nine month fundraise for its first institutional fund highlights the GP’s pragmatism and smart J-curve solutions

David Hall, YFM

COO Profile: Pemberton’s Thomas Lack

The Drawdown speaks to Thomas Lack, Pemberton’s new COO


Boarding Pass: Japan

Japanese institutional investors are emerging as a compelling new pool of capital for private equity


IR Profile: IK Investment Partners’ Mads Ryum Larsen

The Drawdown speaks to partner and head of IR about IK’s first in-house fundraise, the €1.85bn IK VIII


IR Profile: Ardian’s Edouard Boscher

Q&A with Ardian’s Head of Investor Relations


Fundraise review: August Equity Fund IV

An in-depth look at the process and strategy behind August Equity’s recent £224m fund close