Exploring the dynamic intersection of family offices and private equity in Asia, William J. Farrell delves into the ever-expanding landscape of family-owned businesses while connecting how and when talent and leadership strategies may assist in support of their growing legacy.
Lisa Farmer, Boyden UK Managing Partner, shares seven key takeaways from Hunt Scanlon's Private Equity Recruiting conference, including the importance of talent decisions, workplace culture, and building a talent network.
Bright Spots in the PE Outlook IPEM also brought to light several promising trends and investment priorities for LPs and GPs, particularly in cybersecurity, health tech, and energy transition. The scale of cyberthreats is exploding, spilling into the mainstream, and putting pressure on businesses that have underinvested in security. Technological advancement is having transformative impacts on healthcare, and the COVID-19 crisis accelerated the rise of telemedicine and digital health solutions. As a result, the health tech sector is expected to reach unprecedented growth levels in the next few years. To reach carbon neutrality by 2030, Europe will need to reroute €7 to 8 billion a year in new investments. Climate tech/decarbonation funds will become more commonplace as organizations commit to sustainability and the broader missions of ESG, such as diversity. Despite a more challenging funding environment, PE dealmaking activity in these three