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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor for private equity at PEI Media. He is responsible for and regular contributor to the private equity coverage across Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor and private funds management and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.
The investment firm's co-founder tells PERE sister magazine PEI why he took on the fundraising role, what modern rainmakers need to know and what he looked for in the early days.
Norway’s giant Government Pension Fund Global thinks it is too big and too late for private equity; it is wrong. Whatever reasons are dissuading GPFG, being too late to the party should not be one.
Is investor focus on key person clauses misguided?
The challenge of getting individual investors into the asset class is spurring plenty of innovation, yet the simplest solution – listed private equity – appears to be losing its shine.
How can private equity be expected to deliver 2.5x and a 20% IRR in this environment?
Tony James told a London audience Wednesday night that Blackstone's real estate investment business had ‘several advantages’ over private equity.
The Swiss giant’s global expansion continues. New York-based Karin Hallin will head up a new office in São Paolo, Brazil.
The £220bn US public pension system will allocate 63% of its assets to its ‘growth’ pool of public stocks and private equity holdings.
Switzerland-headquartered Partners Group has hired two German M&A veterans to man its first office in the country.
Money is flowing into the emerging markets. But don’t be fooled: these economies can take it, writes Toby Mitchenall.

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