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Colmore launches HELIOS update

Features include individual investment analytics, increased customisation and performance benchmarking

The Profile: Marc Seitz, AlphaQ Venture Capital

The CTO shares lessons learned when moving from founding companies to funding them

Valutico closes first financing round

The valuations platform has secured investment from outside investors, including PUSH Ventures, aws Gründerfonds and Erste Group

5 minutes with… Oliver Freigang and Gregor Kreuzer, founders of qashqade

We spoke to the CEO and CPO of qashqade to discuss waterfall and carry calculations, and find out more about how the company is automating them

Tackling tokenization

As GP appetite for tokenization increases, concerns around liquidity, security and regulation need demystifying

Venn enhances portfolio analytics platform

The platform’s interpolation functionality uses a public market proxy to deliver an approximated daily return stream for the private market

Talos partners with Formidium

The partnership combines fund administration services with digital asset trading strategies

Abacus adds cybersecurity offering

Company has acquired boutique consulting firms Gotham Security and GoVanguard

Crosslake acquires Intechnica

Acquisition sees Crosslake expand its European presence

‘CFOs are embracing their role as strategic leaders’

Key takeaways from EY’s 10th annual Global Private Equity Survey

CACEIS partners with Clarity AI

Partnership launches ESG platform for asset managers and institutional clients

Apex acquires Pacific Fund Systems

Acquisition will see Apex act as single-source provider for new and existing PFS clients

Caplight launches valuations platform

Tool aims to improve transparency in private secondary markets

RFA enhances cyber security services

The technology provider has incorporated external attack surface management and breach monitoring solutions to its cyber security offerings

Canoe partners with SimCorp

Partnership aims to provide improved actionable data, intelligence and operational efficiencies

Novata partners with Watershed

Partnership aims to assist with ESG disclosure and investor reporting

Malk partners with Integrum ESG

Partnership should combine advisory and data solutions for portfolio company ESG management

Third Bridge launches value chain solution

In-platform feature aims to speed up investment research by visualising an entity’s commercial structure

Cascata launches waterfall tool

The tool should allow fund administrators to share their waterfall/carry calculations with clients and auditors more easily

IQ-EQ acquires Laven Compliance

Acquisition sees IQ-EQ expand its regulatory compliance services

Allvue partners with Exos

Partnership launches a tool for evaluating loan portfolios to assist with identifying and executing trades

Accelex partners with qashqade

Partnership aims to streamline data and valuation workflows

LCap launches PE leadership evaluation tool

It facilitates comparison between existing and anonymised leadership teams

Regulation is biggest challenge in 2023

Other primary concerns for fund managers include inflation, operational risks and cybersecurity

Diligend partners with Intelligo

The partnership aims to improve due diligence with platform, Clarity

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

73 Strings partners with Alvarez & Marsal

Partnership will see 73 Strings provide portfolio monitoring and valuation solutions to mutual clients

Juniper Square launches fund administrator alliance programme

Programme aims to modernise fund administration and expand access to tech

A&M appoints managing director

Chris Lanman joins the professional services firm from KPMG

5 minutes with… Clémént Aglietta, CEO of Edda

We spoke to the CEO and co-founder of Edda to find out how the all-in-one venture capital software platform came about

Novata launches ESG benchmarking capabilities

The tool should allow GPs to compare their ESG data against industry averages

Go with the flow

Key takeaways from The Drawdown's most recent breakfast briefing event, which discussed the complexities and challenges of information flows from portfolio companies through to investors

Holland Mountain acquires PE Stack

Acquisition will see PE Stack’s market intelligence and team integrated into Holland Mountain

LemonEdge partners with GFT

Partnership aims to assist private capital firms with their transition to the cloud

SS&C updates Geneva

The company has updated its portfolio management solution to address flexibility for performance fees, carried interest and investor transfers

CSC finalises Intertrust acquisition

CSC first bid for Intertrust in December 2021

Ontra acquires Captain

Acquisition will see Ontra build on its digital fund lifecycle management solution

Novata partners with Bridge House

Partnership will see Novata’s ESG data solution combined with Bridge House’s advisory services

ACA Group expands managed services offering

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

Drawbridge appoints new CEO

William Haney assumes role as former CEO, Jason Elmer, is appointed President

Workato partners with Lionpoint

The partnership aims to improve operational processes with latest technological advancements

Comment: Co-sourcing

Kimberly Kale, head of operations for the PE Back Office at Allvue Systems explains how GPs can have their data and their fund administrators too, without complicating their data flows

Link Fund and EFA expand partnership

EFA to provide middle office services for asset managers

Ebury opens Luxembourg branch

The office will support corporate services providers and alternative investment managers with cross-border payments

Apex partners with eFront

Partnership aims to create ESG benchmarking metrics for the private markets

Profile: Nigel Diesveld, HPE Growth

The CFO talks compliance and highlights the growing importance of a dedicated chief risk officer

Titanbay and Mercer expand collaboration

Titanbay can access Mercer’s research on managers; platform users should be able to obtain Mercer’s fund ratings and investment summaries

TrustQuay launches fund administration platform

The cloud-based end-to-end tool aimed at supporting alternative fund services providers

Alkymi secures $21m

The fresh capital will be deployed to hire talent in product development and go-to-market

Beyond data

Data has been on private equity's mind for a few years now; is it starting to yield the results it promised?

Allvue partners with IQ-EQ

Partnership sees the integration of the both providers’ front- and back office offerings, with a focus on private debt funds

MJ Hudson partners with SLIB

The partnership aims to improve governance and transparency around risk exposures

Apex launches impact investing solution

The tool should enable investors and companies to demonstrate measurable positive impacts

ACA acquires Ethos ESG

The acquisition sees ACA expand its advisory business with tech-based analytics

In conversation: Power to the LP

Highlights from a recent roundtable event examining the growing influence of investors in private equity fund management

Canoe expands offering to GPs

Previously, the automation tool for document and data management was aimed at LPs

Allvue names Streetman as CEO

Appointment follows departure of Mark Heimbouch earlier this year, after one year in the role

Edda secures $5.8m

The fresh capital will be deployed to hire talent and build out the product offering

Apex partners with Iveniam

Partnership sees Apex expand its offering to include valuation-as-a-service

Ark launches fund ops platform

The cloud-based tool aims to automate fund operations and investor reporting while plugging into off-the-shelf general ledger solutions