Alex Crisses, Managing Director in General Atlantic’s New York office, was selected as one of GrowthCap’s Top 25 Software Investors of 2019. Alex focuses on General Atlantic’s investments in the Technology sector and was recognized for co-heading the firm’s Emerging Growth Initiative and his leadership of the thematic sourcing program.
General Atlantic was featured in Forbes India’s August 2, 2019 issue, which profiled the private equity and venture capital firms contributing to India’s entrepreneurial and economic development. The article, “Why General Atlantic has an edge over its peers,” authored by Pooja Sarkar, highlighted General Atlantic’s longstanding focus on partnering with entrepreneurs in India to help build global growth companies.
General Atlantic was included in Inc. magazine’s “50 Best Private Equity Firms for Entrepreneurs.” Over the past 39 years, General Atlantic’s sole focus has been partnering with entrepreneurs and helping build some of the world’s best growth companies.
Caroline Woodworth, Vice President in General Atlantic’s London office, was named in Financial News’ list of the 25 rising stars in European private equity. Caroline focuses on General Atlantic’s investments in the Financial Services sector and was recognized for her contributions to the firm’s investment in Deutsche Börse’s Index and Portfolio Risk/Analytics Business, Greensill, and the IPO of Network International, amongst other personal and career achievements.
Gabriel Caillaux, head of Europe for General Atlantic, discusses investing in Europe amid political uncertainty, where he’s finding opportunity, investing in the U.K. and his biggest concern for 2019. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open” from the sidelines of the Super Return Conference in Berlin. (Source: Bloomberg)
Understanding the state of our world and how we can shape that agenda is the primary purpose of the World Economic Forum annual meeting. The theme for this year’s gathering is Globalization 4.0 – how we’re handling the changes shaping the world by the increasing interconnectedness of cultures and economies. Digitization, Big Data, and the migration of IT services to the cloud are driving change now, and we’re also starting to see the opportunities that will lead to Globalization 5.0.
Eric Zhang, Managing Director and Head of China at General Atlantic, was named “Influential PE Investor of the Year 2018”, and General Atlantic was named “Influential PE Investment Firm of the Year 2018” by China Renaissance. China Renaissance, a leading Chinese financial advisor, selects these annual awards to honor the year’s most impressive investment professionals and private equity firms in China.
Gabriel Caillaux Named to Financial News’ inaugural list of ‘The 50 Most Influential People in European Private Equity’
Gabriel Caillaux, Managing Director and Head of EMEA, based in General Atlantic’s London office, was named in Financial News’ inaugural list of the ‘50 Most Influential People in European Private Equity’. Since joining the firm in 2004, Gabriel has helped expand the firm’s investment focus across the greater European region to include Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Over the past year, Gabriel has been involved in 12 European deals. He serves on the boards of Argus Media, Greensill, ManoMano, Network International, NuCom Group and SÉZANE.
General Atlantic won Growth and Buyout Fund of the Year at the 2018 Investors Allstars awards ceremony. This award recognizes firms that have a track record of innovative fundraising, investments, and exits, and that have added considerable value – beyond financing – to portfolio companies. The winning firm must also have a proven ability to build consistent, close working relationships with early and growth stage European companies and entrepreneurs.