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Deep Dive: Why digital is the next frontier for private capital

May 04, 2020 - PERE
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In March, as covid-19 spread across Europe and North America, it brought most forms of commerce to a halt. Offices and shops were closed by government order, bringing the physical exchange of goods and services to almost standstill. Travel restrictions left otherwise vibrant hotels and leisure destinations empty.

Not all business has been stifled. Teams, Microsoft's online workplace communication platform, saw its monthly users soar 775 percent. Zoom, the video chat service, hit 200...