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eMagazine: What are the game changers for private equity?
From the impact of COVID-19 to the opportunities in the digital economy, here are the top trends for private equity, as told by the experts at SuperReturn International 2020.
Session from SuperReturn International: productivity, politics and pestilence
How is COVID-19 changing our perception of how the global economy currently functions? What can we learn from the situation and how do we fix the fault-lines? Hear from Bloomberg's Stephanie Flanders.
The US-China trade dispute: what’s happening behind the scenes and should investors be concerned?
Relations between the US and China have become increasingly tense amidst the trade war, national security concerns and ongoing calls for reform. But what does this mean for the private capital investor?
"Investors are being ingenious about where to put capital" - Dorothy Kelso
The challenges brought by the market is resulting in interesting changes in investor behaviour and capital deployment, says Dr Dorothy Kelso, Global Head of SuperReturn. Watch our full interview to find out more.
The internationalisation of venture capital: will this affect LP allocations?
Venture capital is becoming increasingly globalised as VCs are making investments across multiple geographies. How does this affect investor decisions when it comes to making allocations? Beezer Clarkson shares her thoughts.
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.
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.
Shifting sands or sinking sands? Todd Buchholz on private equity in the Trump Era
What are the three main risks associated with the Trump era for private equity? Hear from Todd Buchholz, former White House director of economic policy.
The longest bull market is making history - how long will it last?
How long will this bull market last? That's the million dollar question on everyone's minds, private equity and venture capital alike.
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?
Globalisation is stuck in a trap. What will it be when it breaks free? - Yanis Varoufakis
Yanis Varoufakis, Former Minister of Finance in Greece, Professor of Economics and Co-founder of DiEM25, discusses the trend in which globalisation is moving - why it is currently going through a downward spiral, and what needs to be changed.
Global flashpoints with a focus on China - Michael Pettis and Dan Quayle
How will the China/US relationship evolve under Trump and Xi, especially with China's imbalanced economy and Trump's leadership? Dan Quayle and Michael Pettis gave their thoughts.
Political and economic outlook: the drivers of the global economy
Matt Klein, Alphaville Reporter at FT Alphaville, shares his thoughts on the the latest developments in the central banks and the links between political changes and economic developments.
Renewable energy in an uncertain U.S. political landscape
The actions taken by the Trump Administration have so far had a limited impact on prospects for renewable energy investment.
Is Silicon Valley becoming too expensive?
Will it ever be possible to replicate the success of Silicon Valley outside of Silicon Valley?
Finding yield in North American infrastructure
Derek Fulton, CEO at First Trust Global Portfolios discusses the benefits of investing in North American Infrastructure assets.
Investing in innovative and uncorrelated private strategies
"We're looking at deals that would never pass traditional underwriting because the companies are cash flow even or slightly negative because they are reinvesting every dollar back into the business".
When to get in and out of venture capital
Understanding the real risks of any early stage investment has helped firms like Venture Investment Associates prevail over late comers to the space. But, high valuations mean that even the best venture firms have had to adjust their strategies slightly.
Business as usual? Not any time soon
It is common for the initial post-election hype to eventually subside, allowing people to get on with their affairs. But with President Trump, it doesn’t seem like it’s going to be “business as usual” any time soon.