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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.


Latest Publications

The Institutionalization of Family Firms - From Asia-Pacific to the Middle East

November 2017


Mastering Private Equity & Private Equity in Action

Text Book & Case Studies, June 2017



Latest News

How to Select the Right Private Equity Partner

By Claudia Zeisberger

Ambition (Association of MBAs)

February 2018

Hello Guru - Interview with Professor Claudia Zeisberger (in Korean)

By Korea's MAEIL

January 2018

Mastering Private Equity - A conversation with Claudia Zeisberger


January 2018

From "Barbarians" to Skilled Industrialists

By Claudia Zeisberger

INSEAD Knowledge

December 2017

Private Equity: After the Ink Dries Up

By Chris Fodor


December 2017

How Family Firms Ensure Long-Term Value Creation

Podcast Interview with Claudia Zeisberger By Chris Riback

Working Capital Review

November 2017

Private Equity Change of Model

By Andrew Ostrognai and Claudia Zeisberger

Intercontinetal Finance & Law

November 2017

Can Asean Compete with China and India for Private Capital?

By Ian Potter and Claudia Zeisberger

South China Morning Post

November 2017


Upcoming Events    

Kaizen & INSEAD Education Symposium

1-2 March 2018
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Invest Europe-INSEAD Single Family Office Day 2018


20 March 2018

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We thank our Corporate Partners for their longstanding support. It is not only a strong endorsement of our efforts, but allows us to extend the boundaries of private equity research and create a consistent dialogue between PE research and practitioners.