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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

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

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

Profile: John Eggleston, Pantheon

The chief technology officer discusses his approach to upgrading the firm’s IT infrastructure, the importance of cybersecurity awareness training and why you should always start with data during tech transformations

Profile: Peter Finden Bamrud, Verdane

The head of analytics discusses joining PE straight out of uni, the biggest challenges the industry faces and the importance of harnessing data correctly

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

RFA launches managed data services

Cloud, cybersecurity and digital transformation specialist RFA has launched its managed data services platform

LISTEN: RFA’s George Ralph on data pt3

Our third and final instalment of The Drawdown’s conversation with RFA’s George Ralph looks as LP expectations when it comes to data management and ways to boost transparency.

Steadying the ship

Can a solid operating platform provide much needed certainty in an increasingly uncertain world?

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

LISTEN: RFA’s George Ralph on data, pt1

This first instalment explores the nuances of developing data strategies, depending on the firm’s size, focus and willingness to to adopt new technologies

PODCAST: Stick or twist? How to manage on-going tech upgrades

Alice Murray speaks to MUFG's Danny Trentacosta about why now is a great time for GPs to revisit tech infrastructure upgrade projects put on hold by Covid-19

Join us: CTOs & digital networks

Part three of our mini series: this instalment highlights the lack of available forums for CTOs & digital professionals, and what they could look like if they did exist

The Private Equity Editor’s Podcast 4

Through our combined expertise of PE investments to operations - and everything in between - this snappy podcast neatly distils the need-to-know market developments of the last week.

Stop using Zoom, now

Following recent reports of Zoom's poor security, experts advise ditching the platform

Time to bring in the (remote) experts

With private equity firms moving to remote working set ups, now is the time to bring in experts adept at this way of working

C5’s Piennar on handling the pandemic

“We are seeing a surge in demand for cybersecurity services” - C5 Capital

For the sake of continuity

The secret to successful continuity planning lies in the nuances

Lost in the clouds

The move to cloud computing comes with glorious benefits and efficiencies, but given the particular IT needs of private equity - mainly security - finding the right cloud set-up is proving tricky.

Q&A with Luke Dembosky, partner at Debevoise on cyber risk

Cyber security is one of the biggest risks facing PE, but in Europe, an area that needs far more attention. Luke Dembosky, partner at Debevoise shares his insights

Take the risk

The cultural shift towards robust risk management is finding its way to private equity, and with it, the potential to unravel entrenched structures.

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

Key regulatory developments in 2019

Latest developments come from Proskauer's 2019 Annual Review and Outlook

EastNets and Refinitiv tie-up for AML efficiencies

Partnership enables watchlist screening and AML detection in real-time

Drawbridge expands Connect platform

The firm launched Connect-R™, a continuous vulnerability management service platform

Dunedin’s Karan Darroch on IT and outsourcing

Darroch discusses visualisation tools, cloud migration, IT consultancies and legal support

5 minutes with… Agio

CEO Bart McDonough speaks of the sophisticated new face of hackers now targeting PE

Industry Voice: Private equity’s cyber dichotomy

Agio CEO McDonough explores four major cyber threats facing PE, and how to handle them