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  • Winners and Losers in a Disrupted Global Supply Chain

    Private equity value-creation experts from Permira and AlixPartners are turning the supply chain and logistics crisis into opportunity for operations improvements. Topics of discussion include reports from the front lines of portfolio companies that rely on the supply chain to fulfill orders, how the crisis is allowing companies to supply better service from shippers, the…

    October 4, 2021
  • ESG is Arriving Faster Than Anticipated

    A managing director at global investment firm Ardian discusses the increasing momentum for ESG in the US, the right KPIs to track ESG impact, and the benefits of controlling downside and non-financial risks.

    September 27, 2021
  • Carlyle Savors ‘Robust’ Private Credit Markets

    The Deputy CIO for one of the largest investors in private credit shares his analysis on the current state of the market, how institutional investors have been gravitating toward the asset class, the Carlyle “house view” on inflation, the booming CLO market, and credit opportunities in the aviation market.

    September 14, 2021
  • Investing Behind the ‘Democratization of Media’

    Veterans of the rapidly evolving media industry share analysis on the trends that are affecting the private equity opportunity in the space, including: Why content catalogs are so hot right now, the expanding use of music online, video games as the center of convergence and opportunities to use media-like strategies to enable e-commerce.

    September 7, 2021
  • Investing Behind Three Infrastructure Giga-Themes

    Part 2 of 2. A senior partner from global private investment firm Partners Group discusses major themes behind his firm’s infrastructure investment activities, including digitization, ‘new living,’ and decarbonization.

    August 30, 2021
  • Promoting the Influence of Women in Private Equity

    Part 3 of 3. The head of Trilantic North America, Charlie Ayres, details his private equity firm’s efforts to increase leadership roles for women in private equity, including an investment advisory council where nine out of 10 advisors are women. Also, a discussion of exit successes led by women and a new diversity initiative at…

    August 24, 2021
  • Investing in Data-Center Infrastructure

    Part 1 of 2. Todd Bright from Partners Group discusses the rise of data-centers and the need for infrastructure to house them. Topics include clean energy and water needs, the impact of disruptive technology on the sector, and the needs of ‘hyper-scalers.’ Sponsored by Alter Domus.

    August 16, 2021
  • The Rise of Private Markets in the Individual-Investor Portfolio

    A co-founder of iCapital Network, which just raised $440 million at a $4 billion valuation, presents the case for alternative investments in the individual-investor portfolio, including the reduced population of public stocks, the typically longer ramp-up period to an IPO, and the role that technology is now playing in helping people participate in private investment…

    August 9, 2021