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LISTEN: InCloudCounsel’s Pospisil on private equity roots

In the first instalment of our mini podcast series, Alice Murray talks to Troy Pospisil, founder and CEO of InCloudCounsel about the company’s origins: what drove him to set up the firm and how it has developed over the past seven years.

Harmonate partners with JTC

The partnership enables faster, accurate extraction of financial data for institutional fund and private wealth clients

NVM Private Equity names partners

Newcastle-based Simon John and James Bryce have both been named partners at the firm

Finch Capital backs ScalingFunds

The fresh capital will be used to build out the institutional business development team

Aztec names CFO

Katie Thorpe will lead the finance, compliance, legal and risk teams, as well as help the firm to enhance its client experience as it grows

Lamping launches Reframe

The new advisor aims to help managers 'set a clear strategic direction and grow their business, from whatever position they’re currently in'

Vauban raises £1.6m seed funding

Backers include Pi Labs, Kima Ventures, Westloop Ventures, Argonautic Ventures and UFP Fintech.

Throgmorton launches CFO & COO Solutions

Throgmorton has launched an outsourced service for the CFO and COO function.

5 minutes with…Doug Cruikshank, Head of Fund Financing and Hark Capital at Aberdeen Standard Investments

Hark Capital’s Cruikshank discusses the evolution of the NAV facilities market, and why it’s more important now than ever

Sanne promotes Toorawa to Mauritius country head

She takes over from Peter Nagle, who has held the position since 2018

Vistra’s Langelaar joins Aztec

He has also been appointed managing director of the firm’s Netherlands office

Domicile watch: November 2020

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including Jersey's new digital launches, VinaCapital's migration to Guernsey and Cayman's regs launches

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

November 2020 Magazine Cover

Latest Magazine

This edition explores the various ways in which CFOs are securing follow-on funding for portfolio companies. For funds in their mid to end life, given the unfavourable exit conditions, many CFOs are being tasked with finding additional liquidity in order to preserve value. Here, we explore various options available, as well as what types of portfolios they’re best suited to.

This issue also looks at how IR teams have been handling the pressure of increased LP communication, and asks how sustainable this is.

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Three Hills’ Moretti launches Atypical Partner

The platform aims to support and connect financial entrepreneurs with investors, while providing infrastructure for their strategies and allowing them to retain control of their brand

Park Square’s Brierley joins DealCloud

In his new role, Brierley will work on the DealCloud solutions engineering programme in the EMEA region

5 minutes with.. Rémy Astié, founder & CEO of Vauban

The Drawdown caught up with Vauban’s founder and CEO Rémy Astié to find out how the platform came about and why SPV account solutions are so important

Comment: Stepping back (rather than looking back)

Nicola Morgan of The North Star Partnership urges leaders to take a step back and consider the potential opportunities of re-invention and innovation brought about by the pandemic

SAP’s co-CEO Morgan joins Blackstone

She is responsible for a team within Blackstone’s portfolio operations group, which drives growth through digital transformation, together with identifying best-in-class leadership and talent to execute those initiatives

LemonTree partners with SteelBridge

The partnership aims to private capital funds with an alternative to 'off the shelf' vendors for applications, data warehouses and waterfalls

EQT secures second ESG-linked sub line

The bridge facility currently sits at €2.7bn and has an upper limit of €5bn

IR at breaking point

Can the increased GP/LP communications that took place in response to the crisis continue indefinitely, and does it need to?

Alter Domus opens Cayman office

The firm has appointed David Boyd as Cayman country executive

WATCH: The productivity puzzle: maintaining motivation and collaboration

Watch our recent webinar, exploring where private equity needs to go next when it comes to their technology infrastructure

Apex secures preferred equity from Carlyle

Apex plans to use the capital to support its growth and acquisition activities

City Hive launches D&I kitemark

It enables investment managers to address, assess and catalyse an improvement in the culture within their own organisation, as well as the wider industry, and their portfolios

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