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Creating Value Through ESG

In a world of competing frameworks and acronyms, some GPs are showing what it means to successfully implement ESG strategies at the operational level and create value Investor pressure, sustainability concerns, and cost of capital are driving a more ...

Nontraditional Sponsors Drive Changes In Growth Eq...

Hedge funds and other nontraditional sponsors are changing terms for founders and GPs. The U.S. is minting more unicorns than ever before. According to data from CB Insights, a new unicorn was created every day in 2021 – a new record. That data...

Shifting Priorities: Growth Equity’s Evolution A...

Growth equity leaders reflect on how investing has change In the forty years since growth equity investing first started, much has changed. The investment strategy of growth equity GPs has been refined and expanded. The growth industries of the 1980s...

Bringing Private Company Opportunities To Public I...

The year 2020 was like no other and while many businesses and individuals adapted to a new mode of daily life defined by zoom meetings and ecommerce shopping, investors too found themselves with a new means to participate in business. Over recent dec...

The Rise of Private Debt Investing

The private lending market has evolved significantly over the last 20 years. Now one of the fastest growing and most coveted asset classes for investors, private debt is increasingly playing a pivotal role in providing capital to lower and middle mar...

Private Capital Flows

Global capital flows into private equity continue to exceed expectations. In a thirst for returns, LPs have increasingly relied on the strong performance of private equity to bolster their portfolios. The result was a record-breaking 2017 across a nu...

The Keys to Growth Equity Success from Today’s L...

Through the years, GrowthCap has had the opportunity to sit down and speak with a select group of top performing private company growth investors.   Emerging from our conversations was a set of key themes, which, although not a silver bullet, seems...

Hg Transition Capital: Using Structure to Create O...

Large private equity investors are getting more creative in order to improve investment opportunities and outcomes. One way they are doing this is by introducing investment structures and strategies that provide CEOs with more optionality than tradit...

What it takes to be the best [in growth equity]

Excelling in growth equity can be ambiguous particularly during the middle years of one’s career.  Investment horizons can extend up to seven even ten years so the outcome of a particular investment may not be well known until after a decade capit...

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