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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.

Secondaries: ‘Complex and conflict riddled,’ but not all bad

Investors have valid concerns about secondaries processes; that does not mean you should not be considering one.

PE will be disrupted, but not by robots

Fee rancor, rather than technological change, will ultimately shake up the private equity world order.

Bored of diversity yet? You shouldn’t be

Private fund CFOs: if you haven’t been tasked with creating a more diverse workforce, you probably will be.

Reporting for duty

CFOs have a vital role in ensuring good reporting and are increasingly called on to meet LPs.

Abraaj: a test case for broken credit lines

Defaults on subscription credit facilities have been a rarity; Abraaj’s unwinding will provide useful insight into how these scenarios play out.

CFOs and COOs Forum: PME gains ground as LP benchmark of choice

The shortcomings of available performance data are making public market equivalents a more attractive benchmark.

Reporting has never been so important

High quality reporting is correlated with better performance, says one recent study, which means the CFO is more crucial than ever. 

CVC’s compliance head on ‘intense’ exams

Raju Hussain explains how he keeps the $70bn firm on the right side of its many regulators and how he guided it through three exams.

For the record: How CVC does compliance

Raju Hussain, CVC's compliance chief, explains how he keeps the $70bn firm on the right side of its many regulators and how he guided it through three exams.

The Abraaj fallout will be felt by all CFOs

Investor protections suggested by a former Abraaj insider will place more importance on the role of finance chief.

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