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Felix
Cazalet

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Felix

Felix is an Associate in the Global Investor Services Practice. Before joining Global Counsel, Felix worked on a range of policy areas at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

He has previously worked at an educational technology start-up in London, taught at a US summer camp, and volunteered in a Kenyan school. Felix holds an MPhil in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge.

At Global Counsel, Felix produces research to support institutional investors in understanding how policy, regulation, politics and economics shape relevant markets and transactions.
 

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What we can learn from the rush to repay the business rates relief

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Last week, the UK supermarket chain Tesco decided to repay £585m of business rates relief received in the covid-19 pandemic. Other major UK supermarkets and retailers rapidly followed. By Friday, they had vowed to return a total of £1.8 bn. Tesco’s chairman John Allan argued that “giving this money back to the public is absolutely the right thing to do” and was widely…

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ESG in private equity: will integration tools be matched by pressure to use them?

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Covid-19 is likely to accelerate pressures for the meaningful integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into the private equity (PE) industry. The twin dynamics of a greater public focus on investors’ ESG credentials and an increased scrutiny of the PE industry writ large could combine to encourage greater use of existing integration tools. With…

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