It is difficult to name a sector that has not been impacted by digitalization in recent years. Somewhat ironically, however, the very private capital providers whose investments in tech startups are rapidly driving change in other sectors have hardly undertaken any steps to develop their own business models. In the meantime, pressure within the sector is rising, driven by lower returns, greater transparency, and an ever-growing volume of regulatory requirements.
Read in this article why Frank Dornseifer, Managing Director of Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI), thinks that PE investments are becoming more attractive under Solvency.
In these greeting remarks, Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, gives us an update on the plans of the European Commission to create a single market for capital in the EU. Continue reading
The dossier Private equity in Europe has been compiled to provide statistical information on the private equity investment market in selected European countries. You can download the dossier for free from our website. Continue reading
Frankfurt or Paris? Dr. Holger Schmieding, Chief European Economist, Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. Berenberg Bank, explains, which financial market will benefit more from Brexit. At the same time, Schmieding makes clear that London will remain the top center for tradable services in Europe even after Brexit. Continue reading
We’re proud to confirm Ronald Ayles, Managing Partner at Advent International, as a speaker at Handelsblatt European Private Equity Summit in September 2017 in Frankfurt.
“Through strategic M&A for their portfolio companies, private equity can be a real catalyst for technological change in industry.”
Ronald Ayles, Advent International
Reflections and impressions – read the review for an insight into the German PE industry’s close-knit gathering. In a 11-page report, we have compiled the highlights from talks and panel discussions at Handelsblatt’s 16th Annual Conference, Private Equity.
More than 100 participants and 30 top speakers met in Munich on 29 and 30 June 2016 for Handelsblatt’s Annual Conference, Private Equity, to examine the current challenges faced by the PE industry. As well as the current Brexit debate, this year’s conference also focused on the topics of SMEs, digitalisation and tapping new export markets.