Alice Murray

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TECHWORK 23: Gilad Amir, Pollen Street Capital

Amir and his team are hoping to use data analytics to improve operational efficiency

Failure rate for GP-leds exceeds 50%

The uptake in GP-led strategies have continued to rise despite a significantly high failure rate - - said panellists at SuperReturn

PE firms must educate non-traditional recruits to secure talent

The industry must educate individuals about how their firm operates in order to enable recruitment from non-traditional backgrounds

PE must consider generational differences when approaching carried interest

Private equity must account for a generational difference when it comes to financial incentive schemes, including carried interest and bonus packages

JTC appoints first chief sustainability officer

Wendy Holley will continue in her existing role as COO, and will be responsible for developing JTC’s ESG framework

RBS International appoints head of institutional banking offshore

Susan Fouquier has taken up the newly created role in Guernsey

Aztec hires head of ESG and sustainability

Caroline Mantoura joins from Accenture, having served as director of operations

“Every PE firm should have a CTO” - Jolt Capital

The need for PE firms to have a CTO is becoming increasingly important, and could become key to a firm's survival

Real-time data reporting remains a source of friction between LPs and GPs

KKR's Catherine Cutts: "The demand for more granular data versus the ability for GPs to produce that is a source of friction in LP-GP relations"

GP tech adoption looms large on LP investment decisions

The majority of LPs' investment decisions are influenced by GPs’ level of technology adoption, according to a recent survey by Brackedale consulting and AssetMetrix

Inflexion appoints ESG director

Jennie Galbraith joins from FTSE 100 company BAT where she was group head of ESG

Improved tech solutions can drive operational efficiencies

Panellists at the recent Real Deals Mid Market conference agreed ODD, deals and the full investment period could greatly benefit from collaborative software solutions

SFDR remains a double-edged sword

The benefits and challenges of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) were put to debate at our recent ESG conference

LPs increasingly aware of data gaps in ESG reporting

The quality of ESG reporting is improving in private equity, but not enough areas are being covered

LISTEN: The Drawdown speaks to Private Equity Technology Podcast

Alice Murray, editor of The Drawdown, speaks to Lisa Weaver-Lambert and Alex Agran of the Private Equity Technology Podcast