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Could NLP be the silver bullet for the asset servicing industry’s challenges?

Tim Mietus of Citco Technology Management asks if natural language processing could be an essential tool for data integration in lieu of greater industry standardisation and ever-growing capacity woes

Silverfleet appoints finance director

Agne Raulinaitiene joins from Headway Capital where she was fund controller for seven years

Crestbridge secures new Bahrain licence

The licence enables Crestbridge to continue its fund administration work in Bahrain following the restructure of its Middle Eastern business

Legal lowdown: James Oussedik, Sidley Austin

To kick off our legal insights series, James Oussedik, investment funds partner at Sidley Austin discussed his thoughts on AIFMD II and fund domiciliation challenges

Rising costs threatens tech adoption

GP survey respondents say increased overhead costs is the top challenge when it comes to adopting new technology

Zeidler launches SFDR disclosures tool

The tool aims to streamline and simplify asset managers’ adherence to the ESG regulation

JTC’s Tracey joins Oak Group

James Tracey will head up the firm’s Guernsey funds business

Operational lens: Circularity backs P2i

With a circular economy investment strategy framework, Circularity Capital delves deep into the details when it comes to deals. We take a look at the operational work behind the firm’s recent £8m investment into P2i

Argos appoints ESG head

Jessica Peters joins from engineering and advisory company Greenfish

Cadwalader appoints Batterson as partner

Angela Batterson joins from Jones Day where she was a partner for four years

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Latest Magazine

Our latest issue explores how effective financial watchdogs are when it comes to keeping private equity in check.

This edition also features Freshstream’s CFO Razzak Akbar details the GPs’ spinout from Bregal and challenges around getting new LPs onboard. We explore the operational support behind Circularity Capital’s £8m investment in P2i, while Actis’ COO Susan Wilkins discusses her pathway from Actis portfolio company to the GP and taking over management of Abraaj funds.

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DealEdge launches portfolio diagnostics

New module enables deal comparisons against sector specific benchmarks

ESMA consults on cross-border activity notifications

The proposals aim to standardise the process of notifying EU member state NCAs using standardised information and templates

Punt joins JTC

Martin Punt will develop the firm’s PE and VC offering, focusing on its UK and Channel Islands proposition

BEX appoints general counsel

Bernard Charpentier is the first general counsel for the secondaries house

ODD: background checks most important

New findings show background checks and references are the most important ODD considerations for LPs

5 minutes with… DealsPlus

We caught up with founder Venkat Subramaniam to discuss how the platform is standardising deal closing and investment management processes

BlackRock to streamline ESG reporting

Consortium of LPs will use ESG Outreach, an extension of eFront’s Insight platform, for ESG data collection, analysis and reporting

Headway’s Howard promoted to COO

Jason Howard has been CFO at the firm since 2018

Chain reaction: the hidden depths of KYC

KYC is so much more than just a passport and a utility bill. Highvern’s Ken Ritchie details the intricacies of KYC compliance

Gain.pro secures $10m investment

The fresh capital will accelerate the platform’s growth, while enabling the team to invest in new product functionality

17Capital promotes Shahin to partner

General counsel Emad Shahin has been at the firm since 2019

Verdane promotes Parmo to partner

Parmo joined the firm in 2018 as COO

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