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Fund managers fall short on governance

A large number of previously authorised fund managers have failed to implement the governance framework set out by the Central Bank of Ireland

WATCH: No place like home: finding the right fund domicile

Predictability, reliability and quality are key components, according to our expert panel

Held to account: why is it so hard for PE to open bank accounts

GPs are waiting up to nine months to open SPV accounts, and its easy to see why

5 minutes with… Mohith Sondhi, OakNorth Bank

The senior director of debt finance explains why the bank is branching out into fund finance, what differentiates OakNorth from other players already in this space and how Covid-19 has opened up new opportunities

EDB receives FCA approval

The authorisation follows last year’s approvals from regulators in Malta and Ireland

Comment: Why PE firms should consider hedging management fees

Lee McDarby of moneycorp says GPs ought to be thinking about hedging management fees as market turbulence looks set to continue

Comment: Private equity and CBILS

Ed Hobbs, partner of law firm Ashfords, tracks the challenges faced by PE houses accessing the UK Government’s rescue schemes

Private Equity Service Provider Awards: Shortlist Announced

Announcing the finalists for the 2020 Private Equity Service Provider Awards

Comment: PE & ESG… It’s time to look at your technology providers

George Ralph, managing director of RFA believes service providers are next in line for communicating their ESG credentials

LIBOR limbo

While it might seem as though there’s plenty of time for managing the transition, if left too late, GPs will have to accept whatever replacement rate they’re given

Lobbardi launches Avardi Partners

Lobbardi has announced the launch of a fully independent fund finance advisor Avardi Partners

Comment: A decade of fund finance in Luxembourg

More competition plus an increasingly complex regulatory environment requires greater sophistication and specific LPA provisions, writes Wildgen's Michael Mbayi

EQT secures largest ESG-linked sub line

EQT's Therése Lennehag: "With this ESG-linked financing facility, we actively contribute to increasing the availability of high-quality ESG data, critical for the financial markets to be able to build a resilient and regenerative economy"

Nothing to see here: LP defaults are fake news

Following reports of LP defaults, the Fund Finance Association (FFA) has released a statement on current market activity, as well as best practices.

Liquidity in lockdown: Lenders

How are GPs working with their lenders to access more liquidity? What can be done if covenant breaches occur?

New powers

The proliferation of fund financing products opens an unexpected path for CFOs to operate in a strategic and value-add manner

The Profile: Stephen Richmond, CFO Abris Capital

Stephen Richmond tracks his journey from investment director to CFO, and the nuances of operating funds in central and eastern Europe

Comment: The outsourcing dilema

Jen Simkins of March Consultants says her connections are debating whether or not to outsourcing part of their operations