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29th January 2024

Corporates can outpace the politics on DEI

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24th January 2024

Delivering growth in 2024

2023 was a challenging and uncertain year for UK businesses. High levels of inflation, stubborn energy prices, high interest rates and forecasts of a contracting economy all created investment caution. An inflation rate of around 9% created a gloomy start. Consensus forecasts of the economy contracting by ¾% added to the supply chain problems resulting from the war in...

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18th October 2023

For Real Assets investors, agility can make the difference amid scarcity of opportunities

You can have too much of a good thing, especially when it comes to real estate investing.Global private equity dry powder, which includes real estate funds, soared to a record $2.49 trillion by mid-2023, an 11% increase compared to six months earlier, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence and Preqin data.Investors are clearly struggling to deploy the funds they’ve...

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3rd October 2023

Cyber expertise is essential for UK boards in the information age

The remit of UK boards is expanding as the world becomes more complex.Where once financial acumen, sectoral expertise, and the ability to lead were the most vital characteristics, today’s boards must be equipped with a broader array of skills, particularly as companies reposition amid the rise of ESG.But while companies are making good progress on those fronts, the emergence...

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2nd October 2023

Is Private Equity experience a vital component of successful leadership teams in PE backed businesses?

Proven management teams that successfully deliver for their private equity owners often have common attributes and a unique set of skills.  They are also a rare commodity.  Whether or not private equity (PE) experience is a key component in an effective leadership team has been a point of industry contention for years.Many investors insist on it when appointing...

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