In the four video briefs, we discuss a range of topics that are important in establishing a GP, including capital raising, human resources, outsourcing and insurance.
Starting a GP Keynote Interview Series
Welcome to PFM's ‘Starting a GP’ keynote interview series with Tom Angell, practice leader of private equity and venture capital at WithumSmith+Brown.
Initial steps and hiring
In our first interview Tom talks about which managers to hire first when starting the firm.
In the second video Tom discusses the challenges in raising money for the firm and how a lower fee structure could attract investors.
Outsourcing your work
In our third video Tom lays out the advantages/disadvantages of handing out some of the work functions such as IT and human resources.
In the final video Tom advises having enough capital to cover expenses and taking out insurance to cover liabilities.