Qualified diverse candidates still tough to find: panel

Harvard University, endowment, private equity, pension fund, Kathryn Taylor
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  • Optimism and enthusiasm at "State of PE" panel
  • Some uncertainty over effects of tax reform
  • Diversity seen as challenging, important for business
Executives from several firms described the state of private equity in rosy terms at Harvard Business School’s 24th annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference. Diversity, however, remains a challenge in the industry. Erik Brooks, managing partner at Abry Partners, said at the Jan. 27 ...

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