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    The Private Equity Play in Plastics Recycling

    Part 2 of 2. A co-founder of private equity firm Ara Partners describes his firm’s investment in a plastics recycling platform called Circulus. Troy Thacker also discusses how to turn plastic waste into resins for many applications as well as the application of new technologies to sustainable business plans.

    November 23, 2021
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    ESG in Private Equity: A ‘Tipping Point’ in Risk and Opportunity Assessment

    Three private equity value-creation experts discuss the rise of ESG in private equity and how it is increasingly being used by GPs for risk assessment and value-creation. The conversation includes an overview of Bregal Partners’ history as an ESG-centric investor, aligning with ESG-focused founders, measuring ESG impact on financial performance and setting carbon-neutral goals.

    November 16, 2021
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    Is There Any Money in Decarbonization?

    A founder of Ara Partners details the private equity firm’s strategy of helping portfolio companies win market share through lower carbon footprints and more environmentally friendly business practices. Troy Thacker also discusses the firm’s recently raised $1.1 billion fund, how to manage execution risk in ESG initiatives, how regulations and consumer preferences are driving sustainable…

    November 9, 2021
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    Investing in Tech-Enabled Healthcare Companies

    A managing director at private equity firm GI Partners describes the landscape for healthcare investment disrupted by technology, and with adoption propelled by the Covid crisis. Dave Kreter discusses VC deals as a leading indicator of trends to come, budget and regulatory pressures inherent to healthcare businesses, creating better outcomes for portfolio companies, the healthcare…

    October 12, 2021
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    Investing Behind the ‘Democratization of Media’

    Trends affecting the private equity opportunity in the media space

    September 20, 2021
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Investing in an Evolving Energy Market

    A veteran private equity investor surveys the energy landscape as it transitions from traditional oil and gas to renewables. Joe Bob Edwards of White Deer Energy argues that good opportunities are to be had across the broad energy supply chain, that nuclear and natural gas are clean and should not be neglected, and that the…

    July 6, 2021
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    Evolution of M&A Auction Processes

    Part 2 of 3. Charlie Ayres, the Chairman of middle-market private equity firm Trilantic North America, discusses how GPs are clamoring for differentiation in today’s auction market, the costs of losing an auction, and the rise of ‘fireside chat’ sale kickoffs.

    June 29, 2021
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    How EQT Invests in Sustainable Real Assets

    Part 2 of 2. The head of private equity giant EQT Partners discusses the macro themes driving the future of real assets, the transition to renewable energy, and sustainability as a form of value creation.

    June 25, 2021
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    Trilantic: How We Partner With Entrepreneurs

    Interview with Trilantic North America Chairman Charles Ayres.

    June 7, 2021
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