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Profile: John Marsh, Growth Capital Partners

The finance director discusses his experience of setting up a corporate venturing arm, how he implemented a new portfolio monitoring tool at GCP and communications with LPs during the last six months

Fund managers fall short on governance

A large number of previously authorised fund managers have failed to implement the governance framework set out by the Central Bank of Ireland

DAC6: what it means for LPs

Natalie Psaila, counsel in the London Tax Group at Hogan Lovells, details the circumstances in which the DAC6 rules are most likely to be relevant to investors in private equity funds

Domicile watch: October 2020

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including Jersey's new digital registry, Ireland's approval of the limited partnership reform and Cayman's removal from the EU blacklist

WATCH: Technology…and how it’s shaping the operating models of tomorrow

The pandemic has been a catalyst for digital transformation, but there are major challenges still to face

Earth Capital’s CFO becomes shareholder

The firm has also reshaped its European arm

Cobalt forms another partnership

The partnership is the third for Cobalt in recent months, as the company has been ramping up its commercial activities

October 2020 Magazine Cover

Latest Magazine

We explore a re-emerging trend of managers asking their fund administrators to use in-house software, rather than the administrator’s. A clear driver for exploring this approach has been the pandemic, which has led to greater demands for information from investors, and GPs reacting by wanting to immediately access their data.

This issue also includes a comprehensive review of ESMA’s recent AIFMD proposals, employment law considerations for returning to the office, hiring trends and why it’s so difficult for PE firms to set up SPV accounts.

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Tully Rinckey hires Dublin partner

Malachy Kearney joins from Irish law firm Beauchamps, where he was head of investment funds

UN launches SDG impact standards for PE

The standards are voluntary and freely available for use as best practice standards and a self-assessment tool

Comment: Can public subsidy and private equity co-exist?

Covid-19 has thrown the industry into an unwanted spotlight - and now the taxman cometh

5 minutes with… Thomas Eskebaek, Titanbay

The firm’s CEO discusses how Titanbay is helping smaller LPs to access funds, how funds are selected for the platform as well as how its portfolio monitoring tool works

Apex purchases FundRock

FundRock is an independent UCITS ManCo and AIFM and claims to be the largest third-party manager of UCITS funds in Luxembourg

Human traffic

We caught up with PER about the latest hiring trends and return to office activity across the UK and Germany

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