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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.

Upcoming Events    

New Trends in Smart Investing

IAE Business School, Buenos Aires

24 April 2018

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71st CFA Institute Annual Conference

Hong Kong

13-16 May 2018

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Master Class with Prof Claudia Zeisberger


24 May 2018

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16th Annual INSEAD Private Equity Conference


25 May 2018

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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

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

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



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.