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AnaCap’s Edwards on being a successful COO

First of three-part series explores must-have traits for the role


Profile: Clyde Blowers’ partner Shauna Powell

CBC partner Powell discusses importance of regulatory expertise within partnership

5 minutes with… Katja Baur

The Drawdown catches up with Montana Capital’s new CFO



Role Call: General Counsel

Key considerations for hiring in-house legal expertise

FD Profile: Hermes GPE’s Karen Sands

Hermes GPE’s FD Karen Sands details her journey from fund accountant to organisational linchpin

COO Profile: Mid Europa’s Manish Mittal

The CEE-focused firm’s COO talks BEPS, breadth and bridging facilities

IR Profile: Christiian Marriott, Equistone

IR head reveals how new technologies supported GP’s recent four month road trip

Boarding pass: Chile

Pension reform fuels hopes Latin America’s poster child could become global fundraising stop

Argentina, an emerging fundraising stop for private equity

Role Call: Chief Technology Officer

What is the role of CTOs in private equity and why will they be necessary?

CFO profile: Prem Mohan Raj, NorthEdge Capital

The Manchester-based private equity firm’s CFO talks transitions and compliance

NorthEdge's CFO named partner

Boarding Pass: South Africa

PE must educate local LPs to better tap South African institutional wealth

Argentina, an emerging fundraising stop for private equity

IR profile: Bridges Fund Management

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

The Drawdown speaks to Maggie Loo, IR partner at private equity impact specialist Bridges Fund Management

Profile: EQT’s head of HR, Anna Wahlström

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

photo of Anna Wahlström

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


Boarding pass: Argentina

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


CFO Profile: Nordic Capital’s Klas Tikkanen

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


IR Profile: Altor

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