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eMagazine: What to do when things get tough in 2020
Are you ready for 2020? Private equity and venture capital trends you need to know as we head into the next decade, from investor views to economic outlook, in SuperReturn's first eMagazine for 2020.
Where are Europe's private credit markets heading in 2020?
Are you an investor looking to dive into the European private credit markets? These are the trends you should be aware of, says Leo Fletcher-Smith, Strategy Head, European Private Credit at Aksia Europe.
Looking ahead to private equity in 2020: the trends and pitfalls
The Financial Times’ Gideon Rachman and The Carlyle Group’s David Rubenstein considered the factors at SuperInvestor 2019, outlining their views on the economic and political environment, and what that means for the industry.
David Rubenstein and Kewsong Lee weigh in on what's next for the global economy
David Rubenstein and Kewsong Lee, industry experts from The Carlyle Group, share their perspective on the global economic developments and where the private equity industry should head towards.
Highlights from SuperReturn International Day One and SuperVenture Day Two
Take a look back to the best bits of the SuperReturn International 2019 Day One and SuperVenture Day Two, where we focus on the macro picture and how different factors will influence the private equity and venture capital industries.
The tides have turned: how macroeconomics and politics are reshaping PE
Investors have started taking a keener interest in politics and macro-economic trends than ever before, and it seems wise to do in this ever shifting landscape.
What are the key economic and investment trends in 2019?
What are the key themes in the global economy that will influence the private equity and venture capital industries?
The UK and Brexit – is it business as usual?
With the Brexit deadline hot on our heels, how is private equity reacting to the pressures of Brexit? Or are we just overreacting?
Understand disruptions for a positive future – Gerard Lyons on the global economy
What is the current economic, financial and geopolitical outlook? We hear from Gerard Lyon, Former Chief Economist and Group Head of Global Research at Standard Chartered Bank.
We’ve not yet written the final chapter on Trump’s tax reform, says Lanhee Chen
Are Trump's tax reform policies here to stay and how will they affect the private equity industry in the long-run? Lanhee J. Chen, David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, provides his insights.
US Equities: late cycle volatility and the quest for style-agnostic returns
Volatility has returned to the US equity market. Thus far 2018 with its unique mix of rate, geopolitical, and trade war angst is no exception.
When superpowers collide: six takeaways for tech investors from the US-China trade dispute
The tension between US and China, the two global superpowers in the world, is looking to cause big disruptions in the global economy. What does this mean for technology investors?
More than a Belt, More than a Road – Paul Haenle on the Chinese Initiative
Paul Haenle, Director, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, speaks to us about the influences of the Belt and Road Initiative from trade and economics to international relations and geopolitics.
David Rubenstein on the global economy, geopolitics and the state of private equity
Speaking on the possible trajectories that the private equity industry could take, David Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Co-Executive Chairman at The Carlyle Group, aims to answer the key question on everyone's minds: how much longer can the global economy be this good?
Why Europe needs a new deal, not a breakup, according to Yanis Varoufakis
What can be done to solve the EU crisis of legitimacy and restore Europe to former glory and economic stability? Yanis Varoufakis tell us his thoughts.
What does Trump's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act mean for private equity?
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), one of the anticipated tax reforms promised by Donald Trump, affects individuals and businesses alike. How will the private equity be affected? What disruptions will this bring for different industries?
Private equity in 2018: changing disruption into opportunity
Technological and geopolitical disruption are set to be the biggest influencers for private equity in the year to come. Would you make the most of the new opportunities and evade the threats brought by the changes?
Best of private equity in 2017
With days left of 2017, we look at the hottest topics in private equity through the year, counting down from #10 to #1.
Navigating the new world order
Private equity had accounted for only around 10% of transactions in Korea in the past seven years, and most deals involved family businesses selling and buying from each other on a non-competitive basis.
Three themes that will shape the private equity industry in 2018
Of huge interest to LPs and GPs alike is how disruptive technology is being used as a value acceleration tool for analogue portfolio companies.
Moving forward in a fragmented world
This tension between diversity and communality has been exacerbated by the divergence between those who benefit from diversity and those who feel disadvantaged by it.