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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.

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.
Survey shows when GPs engage service providers and what they look for

Fundraising? Call the law firm first

A survey shows when GPs engage service providers and what they look for.
Elizabeth Warren's bill would make it 'next to impossible' to invest in struggling businesses

Take heed of the Warren-ing shots

The Stop Wall Street Looting Act of 2019 would make it 'next to impossible for investors to invest in struggling businesses that need capital.'

GIPS 2020: the updated pitch to private equity managers

'It’s really going to help a lot, especially in alternative asset classes,' says one of the authors.

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