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Sarah Farrell
Senior Investment Director-Private Equity at Aberdeen Standard Investments


Sarah joined ASI’s Private Equity team in London as a Senior Investment Director in 2019, with a focus on primary fund commitments in Europe. She is a member of the European Primary Investment Committee. Sarah has been in the Private Equity industry for more than 20 years and until recently spent five and a half years running a multi-billion dollar private equity platform, whilst at Rising Tide GmbH in Switzerland. There she had responsibility for co-investments, direct investments and fund commitments across Europe, the US and some emerging economies. Prior to this, Sarah worked in direct investing for Gresham Private Equity in Sydney and in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and Lazard & Co. in Sydney and London. She is from New Zealand where she completed a Bachelor of Commerce at Otago University and her qualification as a chartered accountant.

Agenda Sessions

  • Will multi-billion dollar family offices start investing directly and how will this change the LP landscape?