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Diligencing diversity

Gender diversity is a key issue for private capital markets, but are LPs digging deep enough when diligencing fund managers?

IQ-EQ’s Davies joins Centaur

Davies will support Centaur’s private equity client and define the firm’s PE strategy and business development plans

PE embraces alternative data

Alternative data has been commonplace in hedge funds for 15 years, but private equity firms are now upping their use of this information flow.

eFront’s Tait joins Accelex

Accelex automates processes for extraction, analysis and sharing of investment performance and transaction data, using proprietary AI and ML

Raft of promotions for 17Capital

Pierre-Antoine de Selancy, 17Capital's managing partner said, "As the market for portfolio financing continues to grow at pace, we are pleased to be able to continue to develop our team to meet the growing demand for our products."

Ultimus hires Anduiza

He is responsible for growing revenue of the private fund administration business

Allvue opens Singapore office

Edward Bee joined Allvue as region head for APAC and will head up the new office

5 minutes with… James Tedman, ACA Aponix

Tedman discusses the biggest cyber security changes in PE in the last five years, the firm’s ACA Protect and PortCo Defend products, and what’s in store for the next 12 months

A guide to improving gender diversity

What can PE houses do to better their employee ratios? Sasha Graham of Equality Group provides her top insights

Crestbridge’s Newton joins LGL

He is responsible for the leadership, strategic growth and operations of LGL’s Jersey business

WATCH: What do LPs do with all the data?

A recent webinar discussion explored the way in which data is being communicated, how technology is helping both GPs and LPs, and what LPs are doing with all the information

Procensus extends to PE

The regulated platform aims to help investors understand market consensus on macro topics such as key ESG issues, market transactions (M&A and IPOs), stocks and stock specific events

A wild ride

Estimating fair value has never been more important or challenging

May 2021 Magazine Cover

Latest Magazine

This issue explores how market volatility caused by Covid-19 has impacted valuation practices.

This edition also discusses if GPs are providing their LPs with the right level of detail around gender diversity in ODD and highlights from a recent webinar which explored the treatment of cyber security as an ESG practice.

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Cobalt updates portfolio monitoring platform

Cobalt claims this is the industry’s first self-service portfolio monitoring solution

5 minutes with…  Robin de Gruchy-Wilson, Oakbridge Fund Services

The co-founder & managing director discusses the firm’s key focuses, how it secured backing from ED Group as well as technology and platforms it currently uses

The Techwork: Christopher Conradi, FSN Capital Partners

"Technology is personal - let people pick the phone they want, the laptop they want and the software tools they want."

HWM acquires Koger

The deal has been backed by Lovell Minnick Partners, a financial services and tech-focused PE firm

Digital transformation still in early stages

According to RFA only 10% of firms have completed their digital transformations, while 34% are in the decision making stage

LISTEN: Do we even need standardisation? Episode 2

The second instalment of a recent podcast discussion examined industry body reporting efforts, and asked if standardised reporting is still necessary?

Domicile watch: April 2021

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including JFSC's concerns in JPF service provision, Guernsey's updated PIF rules and Cyprus' growing funds industry

The Techwork: Simon Andersen, 3i

“Today, digitalisation is at the heart of 3i’s investment strategy and operating model."

Blackstone adds new ESG roles

The firm has added new resources and capabilities within its business units and is building out a corporate ESG structure

Raft of hires for Ocorian

The firm hired Andrew Stewart, Natasha Head, Vivienne Fitzpatrick, William Turmann and Chris Mayfield as business development directors

Guernsey updates PIF rules

The amended rules offer three routes to register PIFs in Guernsey

The Techwork: Neil Patel, Apax Partners

“The key focus at present is improving agility, introducing and pioneering technology that allows the firm to work more efficiently as it grows.”

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