In the Trenches: Creating Value in Portfolio Companies - Jeff Leonard, Chairman of EMPEA and President & CEO of Global Environment Fund (GEF), demonstrates the importance of improving internal inefficiencies while focusing on revenue growth for value creation.
A Conversation between Lars Thunell and Josh Lerner - Lars Thunell, former Executive Vice President and CEO of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), discusses the positive correlation between financial returns and development impact in private equity investing.
Executive Address: The Power of Partnerships: Robert Zoellick, former President of World Bank Group, cites IFC's investment in Pragati India Fund as an example of private equity funds that "do well and do good."
How are LPs Adapting to the New Financial Landscape? - Jie Gong, Executive Director and Portfolio Manager of Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, discusses the importance of fund manager selection in the current investment climate.