Catch Up On What Happened At SuperInvestor 2014

The No.1 place we start is strategy – Guy Hands

Guy Hands, Chairman and CIO of Terra Firma share some insights into Terra Firma’s approach to private equity asset management and what opportunities he sees coming up in the next few years. Guy Hands is a speaker at SuperReturn International 2015 in Berlin, 24 – 26 February. Join 1500+ senior level attendees including 350+ LPs – save up to…

FREE Webinar on Private Equity Deal-Level Returns

On 4 November, we are hosting a free live webinar Looking Under The Bonnet: What Do You Learn From Private Equity Deal-Level Returns?, and we would be delighted if you would join us. Looking at brand new research data on the returns on 13500 portfolio companies of 865 buyout funds, Professor Tim Jenkinson, Professor of Finance,…

Private Equity in the GCC: Muhannad Qubbaj, Gulf Capital

Muhannad Qubbaj, Managing Director of Gulf Capital, tells Hany Assaad of Avanz Capital what differentiates the Gulf Coast from the rest of MENA as a market for private equity investment.  You can hear more from Muhannad Qubbaj at SuperReturn Middle East 2014 in Dubai, 19-22 October, where he will take part in the Global PE…

Understanding the impact of increased regulation

In the run-up to the 2014 SuperReturn CFO/COO Forum, SuperReturn and TMF Group interviewed three senior private equity finance and operation executives on the trends affecting the industry. In this video, Parag Gandesha of MML Capital Partners, Andrew Haywood from 3i Group plc and Paul Cunningham of Helios Investment Partners talk about how greater regulatory…

The Back Office Steps Front and Center

By Bronwyn Bailey, Vice President Research, Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC) Private equity’s narrative has typically centered on its entrepreneurial founders and savvy dealmakers. Individuals in the so-called “back office” kept accurate accounting and made timely limited partner (LP) communications but were rarely given the spotlight. Changes brought by the global financial crisis and the industry’s…

Danger Signals Ahead For Asian PE Firms – And It’s Not The Macro You Need To Be Worried About

Professor Peter Goodson, Berkeley – Hass Business School and Retired Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Partner is speaking at SuperReturn Asia 2014, Hong Kong, 22-25 September. The following is a preview of Peter’s presentation on Day Two of the Main Conference, ‘Danger Signals Ahead for Asian PE Firms and It’s Not the Macro You Need to Be Worried About…A…

60 Seconds With Stephen Hoey, KPS Capital Partners

Stephen Hoey, Partner, Administration, Chief Financial And Compliance Officer of KPS Capital Partners shares some insights into what makes an ideal private equity CFO in our latest 60 Second interview. Extra due diligence – burden or a good long-term thing for the industry?  Both. It is certainly a burden for those of us on the GP…

5 Unmissable Guest Speakers At SuperReturn Asia 2014

The SuperReturn Asia 2014 conference in Hong Kong, 22-25 September, promises a quality programme featuring 60+ LP speakers and only the very best GPs from the Asia-Pacific region. You can also expect to see and hear from experts from outside the industry, including these five inspirational guest speakers:   The Branding Expert Ken Segall Tuesday 23…

Evolution of the Secondaries Market – Andre Bourbonnais CPPIB

André Bourbonnais spoke at SuperInvestor last year and will join us again in Paris this November. We caught up with André at the 2013 event to ask about CPPIB’s recent transactions and what the next 12 months will bring. How do you see the market for your particular type of investments? Last year you made…