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The tides have turned: how macroeconomics and politics are reshaping PE

We're in a time of political upheaval and macro-economic shifts, with populism on the rise and the internet playing a critical role in creating 'tribal' voting groups and disillusioned sectors of society, so it is no surprise that investors are becoming more interested in how politics will impact their strategies.

  • Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times
  • Bruce Flatt, CEO, Brookfield Asset Management
  • Marc Roijakkers, Senior Fund Manager, Alternatives, Blue Sky Group

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PE companies definitely need to think about how their image is being shaped

- Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times

We sat down with Gillian Tett, to discuss why trust in traditional institutions is more and more fragmented, and her key messages to financial companies: businesses should think about how their image is being shaped, and how they are interacting with society.

 

Why ESG investments just make good business sense

- Bruce Flatt, CEO, Brookfield Asset Management

Bruce Flatt explores why a depth of knowledge and size of investments helps differentiate them from other investors, "in investing, having greater amounts of information is always helpful," and why they often take a contrarian approach to investing

The relationship between LPs and GPs is evolving - how and why?

- Marc Roijakkers, Senior Fund Manager, Alternatives, Blue Sky Group

Marc Roijakkers joins us live at SuperReturn International 2019 in Berlin, to discuss the relationship between LPs and GPs and how this has changed as the Private Equity industry has involved, and as macroeconomic and political factors come into play.

SuperReturn International catch up

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