Alice Murray

Recent Posts

In Conversation: Solving the liquidity gap in fund finance

Highlights from a recent roundtable discussing the biggest challenges GPs are facing when trying to secure fund financing

New fund finance marketplace Bridge launches

Cloud-based platform aims to connect lenders and borrowers to arrange capital call facilities in real time

Alpha launches digital fund finance platform

New solution aims to match borrowers with lenders instantly

In conversation: The real cost of ESG

With a spate of new rules hitting the industry, alongside increasing LP demands, how much does it actually cost to be ESG compliant and how can these efforts be more than just a cost centre?

Sounds of the Summit… ODD one out

As fundraising gets tougher, ODD processes are getting longer and more demanding. However, according to speakers at the Operational Leaders’ Summit, there could be some bright spots amidst the gloom.

The conversation: dealing with an increasingly complex fund finance lender landscape

At a recent breakfast event held in London, The Drawdown brought together expert practitioners from the fund finance community to discuss the latest trends in the market, challenges and opportunities, as well as practical guidance for fund managers

The conversation: Are you prepared? Liquidity strategies in a turbulent market

The Drawdown hosted a webinar to discuss how managers can respond to liquidity and risk management challenges that have been thrown into sharp focus in recent weeks

NAV financing: volumes increase but total value falls

New figures reveal an uptick in the number of NAV transactions for 2022, however the total value of deals dropped by 12.5% on the previous year

Comment: Private markets boom sparks uptick in demand for asset servicing

Claudia Bertolino, head of private equity and private credit at Citco Fund Services, says managers are placing higher expectations on their third-party providers

The challengers

Charting the rise of the new fund admin kids on the block, looking to break the mould

Coller completes GP-stake sale

Hunter Point Capital has acquired a minority stake in the secondaries house

Alkymi adopts GPT

The data services company’s Data Acceleration Platform is now powered by GPT

TECHWORK 23: Matt Guy, Hermes GPE

Guy is currently implementing a private markets data platform and a calculation engine

TECHWORK 23: Simon Bowley, 17Capital

A key achievement of his is helping to move the business away from reliance on Excel

TECHWORK 23: A Gabriel Durai, Actis

Gabriel has 28 years of experience in the IT industry