When delivery company Target Express started running into trouble, its backers had much to lose. What were the lessons for private equity from what went wrong? Read more >


Funds of funds face a challenging future as many investors seek more innovative – and cheaper – ways of accessing the PE market. So what does it take to remain relevant in today’s environment? A recent Coller Institute of Private Equity case study takes a look. By Vicky Meek. Read more >


How do you transform a small, regional “orphan” company into a global leader? A new case study focusing on Nordic Capital’s stellar Nycomed investment demonstrates how it’s done. By Vicky Meek. Read more >


China’s rapid growth has fostered a proliferation of private equity and venture capital firms. But, in a fast-changing environment, what marks out those that can survive over the long term from those that will fall by the wayside? A new case study helps to shed light on this. Read more >


Conventional wisdom dictates that hiring local people is key to investing well in emerging markets. But as the case study of Mekong Capital demonstrates, success requires a far deeper understanding of local business and cultural factors than this implies. Read more >