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BWAM calls on industry to dismantle racial inequities

BWAM's open letter to investment firms calls on them to commit to action, activism, and accountability to dismantle the racial inequities plaguing society

Human traffic

We caught up with PER about the latest hiring trends and return to office activity across the UK and Germany

Blackstone to open Miami tech HQ

The Miami office aims to support Blackstone’s tech team’s immediate need for more talent, The Drawdown understands

WATCH: No place like home: finding the right fund domicile

Predictability, reliability and quality are key components, according to our expert panel

Culture shock: Recruitment and D&I

We asked representatives from PE houses across Europe how recruitment and D&I has impacted culture

The fixer

The chief of staff role is emerging in private equity but what does it actually do, and do you need one?

Profile: Peter Finden Bamrud, Verdane

The head of analytics discusses joining PE straight out of uni, the biggest challenges the industry faces and the importance of harnessing data correctly

Profile: Ruth Tompkins, EQT

The HR director for EQT's PE team discusses how she found herself working in PE, the importance of good culture at the top and how the firm is focusing more on diversity

Private Equity Service Provider Awards: Shortlist Announced

Announcing the finalists for the 2020 Private Equity Service Provider Awards

Comment: Considerations for hiring tax talent

As the importance of having internal tax resources grows, what needs to be considered when hiring this type of talent?

PE won’t make full office return until 2021

PER found 23% of respondents expect to make a complete return to the office between July and August while 37% are planning a full return between September and December

It’s never too data

Data is the here and now. So how do you actually use it? What steps can you take today?

Comment: Bringing tax resource in-house

PE firms ought to think seriously about bringing tax expertise in-house, says Simon Bowden, search director, March Consultants

Join us: HR networks

Part two of our mini series on networks in PE: this instalment explores HR networks and finds they've been especially supportive during the crisis

The Private Equity Editor’s Podcast 3

Through our combined expertise of PE investments to operations - and everything in between - this snappy podcast neatly distils the need-to-know market developments of the last week.

Upgrading tech talent

With more demands on PE firms to provide better quality data and reports, a number of GPs are upgrading their talent

Comment: Career goals

Nic Müller of KPMG Luxembourg asks if it's time to change the service provider to GP career path

Comment: Private equity lawyers: The new investment bankers?

Ann-Marie Goodbody and Seamus Hoar of Major, Lindsey & Africa discuss the war on PE talent in the legal market

Majority of PE hiring suspended

PER's latest report tracked how coronavirus has affected hiring, compensation and confidence in the market

A balanced breakfast

Highlights from our recent Breakfast Briefing event, which explored the work/life balance within private equity

Eurazeo signs gender diversity charter

The charter was created by trade body France Invest earlier this year

A life changing experience

As the CFO role undergoes major change, with its scope and responsibility spanning wider and wider, the backgrounds and experiences needed are also shifting

ILPA launches D&I roadmap

Opensource approach designed to encourage third-party contributions

ESG is key driving force of change

McKinsey & Company’s latest report said LP demand for higher quality information around ESG requires better tech, while social element of ESG highlights need for diverse teams

The Profile: Ruby Biring, Livingbridge

Livingbridge’s head of talent Ruby Biring discusses the uniqueness of the talent role within a private equity firm, how each role is entirely different and the changes still to come

Comment: PE increasingly aware of its blind spot?

Reed Smith partner Laura Brunnen details a recent panel discussion held by 1973 club, which found private equity is making positive changes, yet there is more to do

ESG Role Call

As LP demands on ESG continue to build, what types of skills and backgrounds should PE firms be looking for, and what does the role of ESG practitioner mean today?