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With the Consumer Duty expected to come into effect on 31 July 2023, the responsibility to comply will apply to the entire supply chain, including fund managers

Iconical’s CFO departs

Arnd Schwierholz had been at the VC firm for two years

Colmore launches HELIOS update

Features include individual investment analytics, increased customisation and performance benchmarking

BuildESG launches ESG benchmarking tool

Tool should allow PE and VC firms to benchmark their ESG performance against peers

Citco partners with Fenergo

Citco to integrate Fenergo’s client lifecycle management platform

G for granularity

KEY ESG’s latest report suggests ESG reporting requires collection of more granular data

The Profile: Marc Seitz, AlphaQ Venture Capital

The CTO shares lessons learned when moving from founding companies to funding them

Valutico closes first financing round

The valuations platform has secured investment from outside investors, including PUSH Ventures, aws Gründerfonds and Erste Group

Diversity and inclusion executive search firm launches

Follett Parker aims to help women fill senior roles within private equity

Travers Smith names Cawood as PE head

The appointment follows several departures from the law firm as US-led groups build their European practices

December 2022 / January 2023 Magazine Cover

Latest Magazine

This edition takes a long hard look at the sudden tightening of the fundraising market coupled with a slew of new compliance and legal obligations, making capital raising a punishingly cruel exercise.

Also in this magazine: Marc Seitz, CTO at AlphaQ Venture Capital shares lessons learned when moving from founding companies to funding them; and Rebecca Roberts, co-founder and COO of Conviction VC on the importance of understanding the needs of her team when building a successful enterprise. 

Dörte Höppner, chief sustainability officer at The Riverside Company writes about the growing need for  operational leaders to ensure the machine room is running smoothly in a challenging fundraising environment; while ECI’s Jeremy Lytle urges private equity firms to use appropriate performance metrics as macroeconomic turbulence attracts greater investor scrutiny.

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Aztec Group appoints CEO

Kathryn Purves to assume CEO role as Edward Moore, founder of Aztec Group, becomes chair of the group board

Core opens for business

The company offers a range of fund administration services for GPs based in Guernsey

Apex acquires Bank of America’s Irish fund depositary services

Acquisition should see Apex deepen its independent depositary services offering

Pantheon appoints chief financial officer

Dean Maines joins the firm as CFO and partner, as two senior operations team members are promoted to partner

5 minutes with… Oliver Freigang and Gregor Kreuzer, founders of qashqade

We spoke to the CEO and CPO of qashqade to discuss waterfall and carry calculations, and find out more about how the company is automating them

Equipped appoints CEO

Edward Green joins the company after 15 years at AnaCap

Tackling tokenization

As GP appetite for tokenization increases, concerns around liquidity, security and regulation need demystifying

Ares Capital appoints first COO

Jana Markowicz is appointed to the newly created role after 18 years’ service at the firm

Goodwin grows secondaries practice

Partner Jacqueline Eaves joins after four years at Kirkland & Ellis

Venn enhances portfolio analytics platform

The platform’s interpolation functionality uses a public market proxy to deliver an approximated daily return stream for the private market

Talos partners with Formidium

The partnership combines fund administration services with digital asset trading strategies

Profile: Rebecca Roberts, Conviction VC

Co-founder and COO of Conviction VC, Rebecca Roberts, comments on the importance of understanding the needs of her team when building a successful enterprise

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