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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.

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.

Diversity is the new ESG

GPs may be reluctant to think about diversity in their own teams; at some point they will not have a choice.

The elephant in the responsible investment room

Tax is not on the ESG agenda; maybe it should be

Notes on a hurdle

For all the debate it provokes, the conventional hurdle rate has remained stubbornly untouched since the ’80s.

Why LPs don’t stress when GPs mess with the pref

The hurdle rate is facing downward pressure; investors might just let it slide.

A key-man conundrum

KKR’s poaching of CLSA’s head of real estate has implications for private fund managers of all asset classes.

The elephant in the responsible investment room

Tax is not on the ESG agenda; maybe it should be

A key-man conundrum

KKR’s poaching of CLSA’s head of real estate has implications for private fund managers of all asset classes.

For private funds, the beginning is in the end

GPs need to show they can handle their end-of-life funds when raising a new fund.

The muddy waters of performance calculation

The private funds industry is institutionalizing, but the methods for calculating and reporting performance are still all over the place.

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