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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 Research

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

November 2017


China's Venture Capital: Bigger than Silicon Valley's?

May 2018

The Emergence of Long-Term Capital in Private Equity

June 2018



Latest News

Business Model Innovation Comes to Private Equity

By Prothit Sen

INSEAD Knowledge

May 2018

Q&A: Claudia Zeisberger, INSEAD

By Hannah Langworth

Real Deals

May 2018

Impact Investing Comes Into Its Own

By Claudia Zeisberger & Kevin Lu

INSEAD Knowledge

Apr 2018

Mastering Private Equity

By Kimberly Hosey

World Women Report

March 2018

Research: The Institutionalization of Family Firms

By B. McCann

Horizons Family Office & Investor Magazine

March 2018

Building an Impact Investing Business that Makes a Real Difference

By Jasjit Singh

INSEAD Knowledge

March 2018

Selling the Family Business in S-E Asia - Pitfalls and a Roadmap

By Claudia Zeisberger and Britta Pfister

The Business Times

March 2018

Do Local Fund Managers have Home Advantage

By Ian Potter and Claudia Zeisberger

South China Morning Post

March 2018

How to Select the Right Private Equity Partner

By Claudia Zeisberger

Ambition (Association of MBAs)

February 2018

Upcoming Events    

8th Annual AVCJ Singapore Forum


18-19 July 2018


Enjoy 15% off with AVCJSG2018_INSEAD15

10th Annual INSEAD Asian Private Equity Conference


7-8 November 2018

Stay tuned

10th Annual Private Equity Latin America Forum

Sao Paulo

3-4 December 2018



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