More and more women are working in the private equity and venture capital industry. Last year, women accounted for 29% of the increase in investment professionals. This is the conclusion of a desktop study conducted by Level 20, PGGM and the NVP into gender diversity among investment professionals at 171 private equity firms in the Netherlands. “These figures are extremely encouraging,” said Annemarie Jorritsma, Chairman of the NVP. “We have worked hard in recent years to attract more women. The fact that 29% of the new recruits are now women means that the sector is achieving results. I'm proud of that.' Read the entire press release here. Cilian Jansen Verplanke of Karmijn Kapitaal was interviewed by M&A magazine. Read the interview here.
 Based on development of 171 fund managers