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Comment: Navigating through the storm: An evolution in fund finance

Leon Stephenson and Colin Baker of Reed Smith outline the various uses and advantages of NAV facilities

Sanne buys PraxisIFM’s fund admin

PraxisIFM has sold the business to focus on developing its core divisions of private wealth and corporate services and pension administration

ICG secures €1.45bn ESG-linked sub-line

Facility was provided by Standard Chartered Bank, BNP Paribas, ANZ Banking Group, ING Bank, and Royal Bank of Canada

Investran’s Iaslovits joins Anduin

Iaslovits will provide guidance on Anduin’s product roadmap

TMF Group’s White joins Oakbridge

John White is responsible for overseeing compliance at both Oakbridge Funds and The ED Group

MJ Hudson buys Guernsey-based Saffery Champness

Deal values Saffery Champness Fund Services (SCFS) at £2.8m

Domicile watch: July 2021

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including Denmark's ranking as most business-friendly domicile, increased fund fees for Jersey and Guernsey's proposal for increasing fees

The Drawdown Awards: GP finalists announced

We are pleased to present the GP finalists for The Drawdown Awards 2021

Majority of PE and VC employees received 2020 pay rise

74% of PE and VC employees received a pay rise last year

IQ-EQ buys Ireland’s DGFM

Acquisition follows launch of a dedicated funds service segment in Ireland in March

Profile: Feizal Moossa, Adenia Partners

The chief risk officer discusses the importance of his role within private equity, how his responsibilities have evolved since joining Adenia in 2003 as well as operating without an in-house legal team

State Street acquires Mercatus

Acquisition connected to launch of front-to-back, full-suite investment management platform

Core values biggest influence on ESG attitudes

52% of GPs believe their firm’s core values have the greatest influence on their attitude and activity with regards to ESG and sustainability

July / August 2021 Magazine Cover

Latest Magazine

This issue explores how the FCA’s investigation into AR umbrella structures will impact the industry going forward.

This edition also features KKR’s Elizabeth Seeger, who recalls being the first ESG-specific professional in the industry, highlights from our recent HR & Talent Summit, and a roundup of new tech players tackling some of PE’s biggest pain points.

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Stephenson Harwood promotes de Ste Croix to partner

She focuses on fund formation, GP-led secondaries, LP portfolio sales and complex fund-related transactions, including GP removals

Hazeltree partners with Lionpoint

The partnership enables Lionpoint’s treasury management practice to focus on private capital markets

ESG deal DD key dataset for LPs

60% of LPs believe the most important dataset to determine a GP's ESG focus, is the way in which ESG is embedded into the investment process

ELTIFs revisited

The ELTIF structure was so unpopular that the European Commission put it under review. However, a recent spate of new launches means the regulator could have been too hasty.

Carlyle and Mubadala invest in Apex

Fresh capital comes just one month since TA Associates acquired a significant minority in the fund administrator

PartnersAdmin joins forces with Canoe

Through the partnership, Canoe’s technology will be implemented into PartnersAdmin’s platform to automate and scale alternative investment processes

Apollo partners with Figure Technologies

The partnership enables Apollo to apply Figure’s Provenance blockchain technology across the investment lifecycle

Profile: Elizabeth Seeger, KKR

The managing director, sustainable investing recalls being the first ESG-specific professional in the industry, how KKR's ESG processes have evolved since she joined as well as her involvement with SASB and UN PRI

Former Apax COO joins Bridges as NED

Philip Newborough, co-CEO of Bridges: "Clive has been a great friend and advisor to Bridges for many years now, and I’m delighted we can tap into his insight and experience more regularly"

Holland Mountain launches ATLAS connector

The connector allows data from multiple sources to be combined to unlock better quality reporting and dashboards in eFront’s platform

Simpson Thacher’s Fox joins Kirkland & Ellis

Amy Fox advises private equity clients on the organisation and operation of European, Asian and global large-cap funds

Suntera appoints Jersey head of funds

Ryan Taylor has overall responsibility for developing and managing the new fund administration team in the jurisdiction and growing its client base

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