The President of the German Private Equity and Venture
Capital Association (BVK) launched a stinging attack on the
draft alternative investment directive at the IBA International
Financial Law Conference in Rome last week.
The industry is used to bad times cycles come
and go, said Hanns Ostmeier, formerly of the Blackstone
Group and BC Partners. What is not part of our business
is dealing with politics and the legislature. Especially in