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Oak Group makes two appointments

Oak has hired Belinda Ridout as director of client accounting and Hannah Crocker as company secretary

Investing in new tech is major challenge for GPs

According to a new report from Aztec, 83% of alternative investors are struggling with bringing new technologies into their firms

ESG Enterprise launches digital sustainability solution

The ESG-as-a-service API library aims to help firms move towards their sustainability goals

CSC finalises Intertrust acquisition

CSC first bid for Intertrust in December 2021

IDR launches MLRO offering

The money laundering reporting service covers several fund jurisdictions, including Cayman Islands, Luxembourg, Guernsey, Jersey and the UK

ACA Group expands managed services offering

The company has combined its advisory practice with a regulatory technology tool

Broadridge launches SFDR reporting solution

The end-to-end tool aims at supporting asset managers with SFDR-required disclosures

Workato partners with Lionpoint

The partnership aims to improve operational processes with latest technological advancements

Chronograph secures series X funding

New funding round for private markets technology company led by Summit Partners

Profile: Sarah Shackleton, Seraphim Space

The COO explains her move from a frontier investor to the final frontier

Aztec launches streamlined onboarding solution

Aztec Verify automates the due diligence process while ensuring regulatory compliance

Broadridge’s PE platform open for US funds

Private Market Hub is powered by distributed ledger technology

Novata launches SFDR reporting solution

The tool should allow portfolio companies to produce tailored SFDR reports

Data analytics should be top priority for service providers

EY believes off the shelf solutions will no longer work to achieve GPs’ data requirements

TMF Group partners with Governance.com

The partnership aims to accelerate digital governance through process automation

Comment: Keep your head in the cloud to track ESG

To be good at ESG investing you need an exceptional ESG tracking system, which requires the power of the cloud, writes Ben Harrison of Intapp

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

In the dog house

How effective are financial regulators when it comes to keeping private equity in check?

5 minutes with… Global Regulatory Surveillance Services

We caught up with Joe Vittoria and Sarah Donnelly of GRSS to find out about the new firm and its surveillance system offering for regulated businesses

Operational forecast for 2022

We take a look at Alpha FMC’s predictions for PE operations this year, as well as individual forecasts for CFOs, COOs, CTOs, CDOs and heads of compliance

Diligend secures additional investment

Fresh capital will see the due diligence platform expand its fund manager offering

The Drawdown Awards 2021: Winners announced

Congratulations to the winners of our recent 2021 Drawdown Awards

ACA buys Catelas

The ML-based electronic communications (eComms) surveillance and investigations platform will integrate with ACA's regtech platform ComplianceAlpha

SS&C launches ESG reporting solution

"We see the growing manager and investor demand to incorporate ESG metrics into client reporting at the manager and portfolio level."

The Drawdown Awards 2021: Finalists Announced

Thank you to everyone who entered, and a massive congratulations to all those that made the shortlist

LISTEN: Do we even need standardisation? Episode 1

A recent podcast discussion explored technological advances in data transmission, and asked if standardised reporting is still necessary?

ACA enhances regulatory tech platform

The upgrades have been driven by the evolving risk from Covid-19, as well as the continually developing regulatory environment

The ins and outs of outsourcing: An evaluation guide for selecting the right vendor

InCloudCounsel CEO of co-founder Troy Pospisil says firms must "ask the tough-but-important questions about the service provider’s team, products, and business"

Profile: Jasi Halai, 3i

The group financial controller & operating officer discusses working within the finance dept of a listed firm, leading system implementations and transformations as well as her role in the firm's committees

Spending power: Getting a handle on legal expenses

A recent webinar discussion looked under the bonnet of legal spending

Private Equity Service Provider Awards: Winners announced

Winners of the Private Equity Service Provider Awards revealed

Apex launches tool for ESG regs

Invest Check is a tool to help financial services firms collect data to report and comply with upcoming ESG rules

The conversation: Trends in 2021 and beyond

InCloudCounsel founder and CEO Troy Pospisil examines patterns established in 2020 and how they will impact the next few years in private capital markets

LISTEN: InCloudCounsel’s Pospisil on the future

Troy Pospisil explores how the regulatory landscape for private capital funds is evolving, how investor demands are changing and how InCloudCounsel’s offerings aim to support these developments

Class of 2020

A cross-section of industry practitioners share their greatest lessons of this year

2020 in review: Full speed digital transformation

A look back at private equity firms and their digital transformations in 2020

LISTEN: InCloudCounsel’s Pospisil on document abstraction

Alice Murray talks to Troy Pospisil, founder and CEO of InCloudCounsel about what it is, how it works and how it supports private equity legal teams, as well as the wider organization.

LISTEN: InCloudCounsel’s Pospisil on private equity roots

In the first instalment of our mini podcast series, Alice Murray talks to Troy Pospisil, founder and CEO of InCloudCounsel about the company’s origins: what drove him to set up the firm and how it has developed over the past seven years.

WATCH: Technology…and how it’s shaping the operating models of tomorrow

The pandemic has been a catalyst for digital transformation, but there are major challenges still to face

The ID Register spins out of Apex

Initially backed by Ipes, the Guernsey-based business is a clearinghouse for KYC and investor onboarding

KPMG Luxembourg names new sector leads

Chrystelle Veeckmans is head of asset management and Christophe Diricks is head of alternative investments

Exclusive: InCloudCounsel opens in Hong Kong

Founder and CEO Troy Pospisil said expansion was driven by responding to global clients' needs

UK GPs spend $8.6m on legals annually

A new report has revealed how much private equity firms are spending on external legal counsel

MUFG selects Broadridge’s loan tracking tech

Partnership comes off the back of strong growth in the private debt, credit and direct lending market

LISTEN: RFA’s George Ralph on data management pt2

This second instalment discusses data warehousing, the infrastructure that sits around it, data governance, data ingestion, data analytics and how these components impact cybersecurity

LP expert Graye joins forces with qashqade

LP expert and industry advocate Lorelei Graye joins qashqade’s executive advisory

Talking tech: FSN’s Conradi on digital roles

Part one of our two-part series discusses Conradi's career move from the tech industry to PE; his newly-created CDO role; as well as what PE can learn from tech

5 minutes with… Troy Pospisil, InCloudCounsel

InCloudCounsel founder and CEO Troy Pospisil discusses the advantages of digitising legal contracts

The data journey waits for no one

Private equity’s data journey may only just be setting off, but like any expedition, packing the best equipment and selecting the right companions make reaching the final destination a lot more enjoyable

AnaCap’s Edwards on outsourcing and regulations

Final instalment of our discussion with AnaCap COO Michael Edwards explores outsourcing and regs