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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

Investindustrial secures ESG-linked sub line

Investindustrial’s Fund VII has secured a €600m ESG-linked subscription credit facility

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

Comment: Liquidity solution

Fund finance provides the solution to today's liquidity needs, writes Bronwen Jones and Leon Stephenson, partners at Reed Smith

Rising LPA amendments

With most GPs needing greater flexibility and more liquidity, there has been a surge in LPA amendments

More fund finance, secondaries, comms and PR

MJ Hudson's top predictions of trends expected to emerge following the crisis, including new forms of fund finance, recovering secondaries dealflow and better comms

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.

LPs unsure what capital is being called for

ILPA members have reported confusion over how GPs are using newly called capital and sub lines.

New powers

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

Fund finance to the rescue

CFOs are well aware of the flexibility afforded by fund finance, but in the face of a global pandemic these facilities are proving to be an essential lifeline

The new PE playbook

McKinsey urges sponsors and their portfolio companies to adjust quickly to the COVID-19 outbreak

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: Fund finance and the model LPA

ILPA's recently published model LPA is a step in the right direction but overly-restrictive on fund financing, says Reed Smith's Leon Stephenson

Leverage in secondaries: friend or foe?

The use of leverage in secondaries is on the rise, but does this little talked about feature of the market represent an important driver for growth and innovation, or a matter for concern?