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Why so serious?

Seriousness is the single greatest source of inefficiency and ineffectiveness in business, writes executive coach and performance consultant, Thomas Woodland

Blackstone’s Saxena joins Canoe

Saxena supports Canoe’s growing client base, while strengthening the company’s product and technology strategy

CapMan hires ESG director

Anna Olsson joins from ISS ESG, a sustainability consultancy, where she has worked since 2015

Apex partners with VCP Advisors

VCP provides advisory, capital raising and restructuring services

Gen II hires two

Duncan Christie is head of operations and a member of the executive committee while Eva Ntovolou is global data protection officer

Less than half of LPs accept standard DDQs

DiligenceVault found 58.8% of LPs send custom DDQs to their managers

IPEM 2021: PE must embrace decarbonisation

Mathieu Chabran, co-founder of Tikehau Capital talks about decarbonising certain sectors and why those firms which only do it because they are forced to, will fail

ACA buys Catelas

The ML-based electronic communications (eComms) surveillance and investigations platform will integrate with ACA's regtech platform ComplianceAlpha

Northern Trust launches AI data extraction solution

The solution reads stored documents and fund manager reports on holdings and performance of PE, hedge funds and other alternatives, and pulls out specific data points

Synechron partners with Accelex

Partnership aims to accelerate unstructured data extraction and management

Inveniam secures $25m series-A

"The use of blockchain to transmit trust in data will drive automation in valuation and price discovery in the private markets"

Drawbridge hires three

Adam Menkes is global head of ops, Jacob Cane is head of strategy, while Art Murphy is director of BD

IPEM 2021: The LP view

Michael Lindauer, MD of Allianz Capital Partners explains why LPs should stay calm and invest consistently

September 2021 Magazine Cover

Latest Magazine

This issue explores how aligned GPs are internally when it comes to their expectations of technology systems.

This edition also features Inverleith’s Stella Morse who discusses setting up the firm’s first institutional fund, Nasdaq Private Fund Solution’s Drake Paulson talks us through the dos and don’ts of creating a successful pitch deck, and we explore how the FCA’s climate-related disclosure proposals stack up against SFDR.

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Standish expands to UK

Following authorisation from the FCA, the London office provides UK administration and depositary services

IPEM 2021: PE is ready

Claire Chabrier, president of France Invest discusses how the Covid pandemic has accelerated innovation, climate issues and social responsibility

ESG disclosure divergence

The FCA's climate-related disclosure proposals mark the first policy disclosure divergence in post-Brexit UK for private equity; how do the new rules stack up against the European Commission's SFDR?

Ocorian hires head of global funds

Garrett Breen joins from JP Morgan where he spent the last five and a half years

KKR names chief diversity officer

Kerryann Benjamin joins from Goldman Sachs where she spent 19 years, most recently as head of firmwide programming and digital learning

Apposite promotes two

James Harper is now CFO and Julie-Anne Hughes is operations and finance manager

Profile: Stella Morse, Inverleith

The CFO discusses joining the private equity firm from the consumer world, what she thinks of the latest ESG regulations and setting up Inverleith's first institutional fund

CDP aims to standardise environmental data

It aims to increase disclosure from private companies, which have previously avoided scrutiny on environmental issues and pressure to decarbonise

SS&C launches ESG reporting solution

"We see the growing manager and investor demand to incorporate ESG metrics into client reporting at the manager and portfolio level."

Suntera acquires NeoTrust

NeoTrust provides bespoke fund and corporate services to PE and RE, institutional clients, large and mid-sized firms as well as HNWIs

EFA adopts NeoXam

NeoXam’s Impress platform covers the full reporting process

Mainstream adopts Harmonate

The partnership enables Mainstream to automate private capital data operations

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