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KPMG joins campaign for reporting taxonomy

KPMG UK has become a founding member of Private Capital Data Standards Alliance (PCDS Alliance – formerly ADS Initiative)

Accelex secures $5m

The funding round was co-led by Illuminate Financial and AlbionVC, both of which will join the firm’s board of directors

WATCH: What do LPs do with all the data?

A recent webinar discussion explored the way in which data is being communicated, how technology is helping both GPs and LPs, and what LPs are doing with all the information

LISTEN: Do we even need standardisation? Episode 2

The second instalment of a recent podcast discussion examined industry body reporting efforts, and asked if standardised reporting is still necessary?

The Techwork: Peter Finden Bamrud, Verdane

"We are building a machine learning centre to enable portfolio companies that have progressed to more advanced levels of their data journey to harness their data to a much larger extent.”

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?

5 minutes with… Simon Thornton, PEARonline

Simon Thornton, founder of private equity investor portal and fundraising data room PEARonline discusses the company’s origins, the importance of secure data transmission and upgrade plans

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

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.

Admincontrol and Dealsuite enter partnership

The partnership combines Dealsuite's deal sourcing platform with Admincontrol's virtual data room

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.

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

5 minutes with.. Rémy Astié, founder & CEO of Vauban

The Drawdown caught up with Vauban’s founder and CEO Rémy Astié to find out how the platform came about and why SPV account solutions are so important

LemonTree partners with SteelBridge

The partnership aims to private capital funds with an alternative to 'off the shelf' vendors for applications, data warehouses and waterfalls

WATCH: The productivity puzzle: maintaining motivation and collaboration

Watch our recent webinar, exploring where private equity needs to go next when it comes to their technology infrastructure

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

The ID Register spins out of Apex

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

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

WATCH: Data strategies for a digital world

Alice Murray speaks to eVestment’s Katey Bogue about how private capital funds are harnessing data to improve operations and performance

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.

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

It’s never too data

Data is the here and now. So how do you actually use it? What steps can you take today?

Going back to your roots

Inefficient reporting methods continue to vex LPs. It’s time to go back to the source

The Ocado of private equity

AtomInvest’s recent white-labelling of its software could be the much needed investor onboarding remedy the industry is seeking

ODD to boost focus on data compliance

Increased use of large data sets to generate alpha is driving increased operational due diligence in how funds manage information

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 proprietary technology

Second instalment of our discussion with AnaCap COO Michael Edwards explores development of intelligence platform