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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.

BEX has done something good; hopefully others will too

Axing carry and management fees for certain investors is a neat way of giving back.

‘Complex and conflict riddled’, but not all bad

Concerns from a sophisticated institutional investor should be heeded… to a point.

Why the hurdle rate needs a revamp

For all the debate it provokes, the conventional hurdle rate has remained stubbornly untouched since the ’80s.

ILPA sets sights on GP-leds

The industry body is working to educate its members about potential conflicts in such transactions, says chief executive Steven Nelson.

Stapled deals can push the boundaries of fiduciary duty

Why it can be problematic to connect a GP-led secondaries deal to a primary fundraising.

EQT: Stapled secondaries are ‘neat’

The firm used a stapled deal to 'push forward' fundraising on its $800m Asian mid-market fund, which closed on Wednesday.

LISTEN: Mark Florman on secondaries, Brexit and the need for transparency

Former BVCA head and founder of Time Private Capital Mark Florman talks due diligence on emerging managers, problematic performance metrics and why all managers should publish an annual report.

Nordic’s Melinder: LPs need time in complex GP-led deals

What’s it like being the GP at the centre of the largest ever GP-led restructuring? Nordic Capital managing partner Kristoffer Melinder discusses key learnings from its transaction.

For private funds, the beginning is in the end

GPs need to show they can handle their end-of-life funds when raising a new fund.

Germany’s RIAM: secondaries set for declining returns

The family office-focused advisory firm believes high pricing at the peak of the cycle coupled with longer holding durations will contribute to a fall.

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