Article by Aubrey Hruby and Joanne Yoo Parallel to the global narrative about Africa’s economic progress, the discussion about private equity in the region has taken on a bipolar nature—either there is too much money chasing too few deals or there is a dearth of capital for African countries’ entrepreneurs.
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New York, NY (August 2016) – Aksia LLC announced the recent additions of Leo Fletcher-Smith and Sylvia Owens.
Chicago, Illinois (July 27) – Chicago Pacific Founders (“CPF”), a strategic healthcare investment fund focused exclusively on healthcare services and caring for aging populations, today announced that Krista Hatcher has joined the firm as a Partner.
“Candidate search: ParkerGale faced some hurdles last year when it set out to hire a pre-MBA associate. The Chicago PE firm, founded in 2015, wanted to increase its ranks of minorities and women to “help close the gender gap,” said Kristina Heinze, a partner. It chose not to use a recruiter and instead advertised on Twitter and LinkedIn. That didn’t work. […]
From Financial News: http://www.efinancialnews.com/story/2016-04-25/financial-news-40-under-40-rising-stars-in-private-equity-2016
Featuring PEWIN member Kate Mitchell, founding partner at Scale VC From Silicon Beat: http://www.siliconbeat.com/2016/04/19/time-come-woman/
From Women’s PE Briefs: Member Jeri Harman Addresses Diversity in PE and VC As chair-elect of the Small Business Investor Alliance, Avante Mezzanine Partners CEO and Managing Partner Jeri Harman recently testified before a field hearing of the House Small Business Committee on increasing diversity in private equity and venture capital. Click here to read […]
Debevoise Launches Website Devoted to the Interests of Women in Law and Business http://www.debevoise.com/insights/news/2016/03/launches-website-devoted