Avoiding any monkey business: private equity's challenge

From market and liquidity to technology and regulatory compliance, private equity firms encounter risk everywhere. But some risks, such as personal integrity, can be more latent.

Avoiding any monkey business: private equity's challenge

When it comes to venture capital and private equity investment, a founder’s vision, management style and industry knowledge are just some of the things investors must consider in their due diligence when probing for that elusive, entrepreneurial 'X factor'.

But one risk element is often latent and sometimes overlooked personal integrity.

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