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INSEAD Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) drives teaching, research and events in the field of private equity and related alternative investments at INSEAD, a world leading business school. It was launched in 2009 to combine the rigour and reach of the school's research capabilities with the talents of global professionals in the private equity industry. The GPEI aims to enhance the productivity of the capital deployed in this asset class and to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices. Read more about GPEI.


New Research

Private Equity Navigator

           April 2016        

     Value Creation 2.0

         February 2016

 Money of the Future

         March 2016


Upcoming Events   

Meet Professor Claudia Zeisberger

            IAA - Netherlands

        Amsterdam, 25 May 2016

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              14th Annual INSEAD

          Private Equity Conference

           Fontainebleau, 27 May 2016

           Find out more and Register


Latest News


Holding PE to its Word - A True Measure of Value Creation

By Bowen White

INSEAD Knowledge

April 2016

China Private Equity still an Attractive Long-term Strategy

By Claudia Zeisberger

South China Morning Post

December 2015

China's Economy: The Four Engines of Growth

By Kevin Lu

Financial Times

October 2015

Kevin Lu also discussed related topics at two recent panel discussions: "Emerging Markets at a Crossroads" at CNBC Debate and "Opening China's Markets and What It Means for Investors" at Milken Institute Asia Summit.

Chinese Funds Have High Risk-Returns

Interview with Claudia Zeisberger


October 2015

In an interview by CNBC, Claudia Zeisberger discussed findings in September 2015's INSEAD-Pevara Private Equity Navigator which revealed that China's private equity funds outperformed its global peers on a risk-adjusted basis.