Taking Stock: Global Private Equity Perspectives

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This month, our experts discuss the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) market in Luxembourg, the demand for Jersey Private Funds, and why the pressure is on to take environmental, social and governance (ESG) seriously.

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Private equity and Cayman Islands funds: tips, trends and pitfalls for limited partners

Changes to legislation and growing demand for ESG investing are throwing up new issues for limited partners. Joanne Huckle and Barry McEwan discuss the trends and common pitfalls.

Snapshot: SPACs - the Luxembourg alternative

Bertrand Geradin explains what the advantages of SPACs are for private equity players and asks whether 2021 be the year of SPACs in Luxembourg?

Private equity: the shift towards sustainable portfolios

Today's private equity environment is rapidly shifting as it faces increasing pressure from society, limited partners and employees to manage and address environmental and social issues.  

Leading private equity firms are addressing this call to action by moving away from discrete ESG and impact products towards deeper incorporation of ESG and impact factors into their firms' portfolio playbook, as Head of ESG and Impact Services Leonie Kelly explains.

Ogier advises Reference Capital on new Guernsey fund of funds as PIF attracts tech sector

Increasing levels of activity from venture and private equity funds has continued into 2021, with significant interest from new managers looking to launch their first fund Guernsey.

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Snapshot: Jersey Private Funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Private equity has always been a key asset class for Jersey Private Funds, says Sophie Reguengo, but what is driving the demand?

Ogier advises Pala Investments in its sale of Voisey’s Bay Cobalt Stream

A team led by Bruce MacNeil and Simon Dinning acted for long-standing client Pala Investments, a private equity firm, in the sale of its 70% net interest in the Voisey’s Bay cobalt stream to the Anglo Pacific Group.

Snapshot: SPACs and private equity - new tools for investment and acquisition

The philosophy and goals behind a SPAC and typical private equity or venture capital acquisition and management structures are not dissimilar, and it is easy to see how the model might be adopted – though SPACs have a number of key advantages, as Michael Killourhy explains.

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