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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.
Leg-up from larger business partner

BC Partners highlights a different reason to sell a slice of your firm

A sale of an equity stake in your firm can be about more than just the money.

Choosing waterfalls: European, US or cross-collateralized

A breakdown of different waterfall structures, plus cyber-risk advice and updated compliance consultants directory.
A valuation committee should meet quarterly

Valuation committee best practice, ACG PERT-style

A CFO takes us inside her firm's valuation committee practice: how, why and when.

Why a start-up CFO will keep its finance function small

Tim Janke joined nascent fundraising platform Xen as CFO in July and is leaning heavily on tech and outsourcers.
Gears representing private equity leverage

How Brookfield does leverage

Non-recourse financing, long-term maturities and little-to-no financial maintenance covenants are the order of the day.
A hacker to illustrate cyber risk to private equity firms

After Capital One’s breach here’s a cyber risk checklist

Cyber breaches: what to do and who to call for help.

PODCAST: How PE firms can recruit a diverse investment team

Veteran headhunter in the private equity space Will Moynahan discusses how general partners can promote diversity and inclusion in their recruitment practices.

A window on KKR’s credit line use

CFO Bill Janetsheck outlines the mega-firm's approach to subscription credit facilities, while in other news, hurdle rates are disappearing.

What are LPs doing with all that data?

LPs want more and more data and they are bringing in more brainpower to dissect it.
magnifying glass

A bit of Warren’s bill that merits a closer look

The Stop Wall Street Looting Act targets changes to fiduciary duty rules and preferential terms for big investors.

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