Jakob von Weizsäcker’s plea for a joint Franco-German strategy

Jakob von Weizsäcker

For Member of the European Parliament Jakob von Weizsäcker the immediate impact of Brexit is obviously bad. But there could be some positive effects for the EU down the road however. For Jakob von Weizsäcker a joint Franco-German strategy would be the best approach to build a better capital market for the EU and the Euro area post Brexit. Continue reading

Ready for change? Private capital operations in the digital age (by AssetMetrix)

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.

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New speaker confirmed for #HBPrivateEquity 2017: Ronald Ayles, Advent International

Ronald Ayles

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