After taking part in the Private Equity deal activity panel, we asked Jürgen von Wendorff how he views the industry meeting the changing needs of business models. Also discussed was the increasing use of digitalization and how it is being used
The perception of Private Equity in the eyes of German Mittlestand companies was also discussed, highlighting how the use of these funds has increased in recent years by focusing on promoting the success stories in the industry.
Digital disruption is changing the way companies in all sectors develop and tackle strategy. We ask why private equity consider themselves better placed than most to transform the companies they own into leaders of the digital era.
Ahead of the unquote" DACH Private Equity Forum taking place on 20 October in Munich, keynote speaker Hans van Swaay, a partner at family office Lyrique, speaks to Katharina Semke about selecting primary deals over secondary buyouts, as well as hindrances caused by the German government for GPs
Ahead of the unquote" DACH Private Equity Forum taking place on 24th June in Munich, Hendrik Brandis of Earlybird speaks to Katharina Semke about Berlin’s burgeoning startup scene and the hottest sectors for VC investing
Speaking today at the unquote” DACH private equity forum in Munich, Peter Hammermann of Equistone said the seemingly elusive Mittelstand has always been open, just not in the ways that people have wanted. Katharina Semke reports live from the event
Ahead of the upcoming unquote” Italia Private Equity Forum on 4 November in Milan, Coller Capital investment principal Giovanni Orsi speaks to Kenny Wastell about LP attitudes towards Italy and the country’s evolving investment landscape
Ahead of the upcoming unquote” Italia Private Equity Forum on 4 November in Milan, Kenny Wastell speaks to Fabrizio Pagani, head of the office of the Ministry of Economy and Finance for Italy, about the country’s economy and the role of private equity in its recent recovery.
Panellists at the unquote" Italia Private Equity Forum have argued that as the country’s economic recovery continues to strengthen, private equity funds are facing higher competition and rising valuations. Alice Murray reports live from the event
Dimitri Christopher, Partner at PwC in Italy, talks to Amedeo Goria, Southern Europe Reporter at Unquote. In the interview, Christopher sees private equity favouring businesses with good track records, strong cashflows and solid management teams. He also expects that businesses with attractive prospects for internationalisation will drive dealflow going forward as funds look to limit exposure to domestic economy.
While the Baltic region may not yet be able to house sizable private equity deals, strategies to build out portfolio companies into neighbouring countries could provide a neat solution. Mikkel Stern-Peltz reports
With Arx Equity announcing it will no longer invest in Poland, and CVC having recently transacted in the country, the Polish private equity market is witnessing sweeping changes. Mikkel Stern-Peltz reports