Each weekly issue showcases the accomplishments of leading women in the industry: big deals and new ventures, fundraising and exits, and successes at companies owned or run by women. Women’s PE Briefs reports on who’s hiring, who’s retiring, who’s been promoted and who was honored with awards and recognition. When all the important news of the week appears in Women’s PE Briefs, readers can see the significant impact women have across the private equity and alternative investment landscape.
The editor of Women’s PE Briefs is Falk Marques Group Vice President David G. Barry, formerly of Dow Jones & Co., where he oversaw the editorial development of in-person events and audio conferences under such brands as the Private Equity Analyst and VentureWire.
What’s Happening Now in Women’s PE Briefs?
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Partner Beth Seidenberg has a portfolio company set to be acquired for more than $500 million — only 18 months after she first invested in it. The transaction also marks Beth’s second significant liquidity event of 2017, and third in the past two years. Read more by subscribing.
A Conversation With Tricia Patrick
Advent International Managing Director Tricia Patrick has had a stellar career in private equity at big names such as Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital. Her take on the status of women in the industry? She sees an unconscious bias that won’t change until women hold more positions of power and break down stereotypes about what leaders look like. She advises women to join firms with at least a gender-neutral culture, where their ideas are heard and respected.
Tune in to this video for the full interview.