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Permira’s Potter to drive BVCA diversity agenda

Cheryl Potter has taken over as chair of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, the third woman to hold the role since 1983.

JW Childs co-founder retires amid solicitation charges

John Childs, who co-founded the firm in 1995, is one of 165 subjects named by police in Florida following a six-month investigation into massage parlours.
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Story of the year: The man who oversees Blackstone’s fundraising bonanza

Since Jonathan Gray's appointment as president at the beginning of 2018 the firm has seen a fundraising bonanza, with predictions its AUM could hit $1trn in the next eight years.

Saudi Aramco taps Skandia exec to lead PE unit – exclusive

Jonas Nyquist, most recently head of private equity and infrastructure at the Swedish life insurer, will head a team at the oil and gas giant's fund management subsidiary.

Partners Group enacts succession plan

Private equity head David Layton will replace Christoph Rubeli as co-CEO of the Swiss alternative investment manager.

Blackstone’s veteran secondaries boss steps down

Stephen Can, co-head of Strategic Partners, will become executive chairman as the secondaries unit implements a succession plan.

Peter Peterson: businessman, public servant and philanthropist…

Peter Peterson is remembered for much more than co-founding Blackstone.

Abraaj pauses fundraising as Naqvi steps aside

The firm has halted fundraising and capital deployment as Arif Naqvi hands over leadership to two co-heads.

Ardian’s Gaillard to step aside from exec committee – exclusive

The veteran will continue as head of direct funds as four executives take up their places on the committee.

Warburg India head departs to set up firm

Niten Malhan, who has been managing director and co-head of India since 2012, is planning to launch his own investment firm.
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