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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.

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.

In pictures: Young Guns of Secondaries assemble

Members of the Secondaries Investor Young Guns classes of 2016 and 2017 gathered in London to share notes and a few drinks.

The muddy waters of performance calculation

The private funds industry is institutionalising, but the methods for calculating and reporting performance are still all over the place.

Nordic restructuring is shaping up to be big

LPs now have 20 days to vote on the deal and decide whether they want to roll over or cash out.

Coller hires fundraising veteran – exclusive

The firm is understood to have almost fully invested its $7.15bn seventh fund and is likely to raise new capital later this year.

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