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Highlights of 2015 PE ESG Survey

Environmental, social and governance programs are a growing force in the private equity industry. Over the past few years, PitchBook has carried out a survey of industry professionals to assess ESG and related topics through the lens of several metrics. The full report can be found here, and for a brief snapshot of its highlights,…

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Top 3 fundraising opportunities in the U.K.

In our recently published European PE Breakdown Report, we discussed the U.K. fundraising scene, which currently appears to be the healthiest prospect within the continent. To provide a closer look at some of the biggest fundraising opportunities in the region, we delved into the PitchBook Platform to find the top three open funds. Click on for more.

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Corporations are VCs, too

Corporate venture capital isn’t new; companies like Intel, Siemens, Cisco and Johnson & Johnson have long had VC arms. But, as seemingly everything else in the venture realm, the number of active corporate VCs is quickly growing. In 2014, 166 different corporate VC investors completed at least one deal, a 73% increase from the 96 such…