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IQ-EQ partners with Novata

The partnership aims to incorporate Novata’s ESG data solution into IQ-EQ’s existing services

What the AI?! Canoe Intelligence

Our new AI series kicks off by exploring the burning questions with Aman Soni, VP of data strategy at Canoe Intelligence

Hatcher+ launches funds platform

Funds-as-a-service software provides end-to-end fund administration, powered by AI

5 minutes with… Phil Westcott, co-founder and CEO of Filament Syfter

We sat down with the co-founder and CEO to learn how his company builds the beating heart of GPs’ investment strategy – their data infrastructure

TrustQuay merges with Viewpoint

Companies hope to cover wider regulatory environments and enhance global customer service

Chronograph partners with Snowflake

Partnership launches connectivity-as-a-service to consolidate and analyse portfolio monitoring data

ACA Group appoints CEO

Blackrock’s former chief product officer Patrick Olson steps into the role

Accelex launches portfolio analytics platform

The platform aims to provide visibility and automated data analysis on portfolio funds, commitments and underlying assets

Profile: Matt Harrison, Stanley Capital

The firm's CFO discusses the way technology helps influence investment decisions and how his firm uses AI to drive portfolio company growth

Survey: How is your digital transformation progressing?

The digital transformation of private capital funds continues to gather pace – The Drawdown, in partnership with IQ-EQ, is once again taking the pulse of the private capital fund market's digital transformation

Ontra launches contract negotiation tool

AI-powered offering should speed up negotiations while decreasing their associated costs

AssetMetrix partners with Proof

Partnership sees launch of ESG tool focused on compliance with SFDR

More than half of GPs anticipate increase in tech budget

New survey findings reveal that 51% of emerging GPs expect larger IT spends during the coming year

Accordion acquires Merilytics

Company aims to build out a dedicated data and analytics platform for private equity CFOs

Filament secures £2.85m

Company uses natural language processing and machine learning to provide PE market intelligence and deal opportunities in real time

Hamilton Lane tokenises evergreen senior credit fund

Feeder fund is available on Securitize platform via Polygon blockchain

Canoe opens London office

Firm aims to complement its US offerings with the new office

Comment: Transforming the alternative investment industry

Alter Domus's chief commercial officer Alex Traub discusses the fund administrator's digital transformation

Deutsche Börse set to acquire SimCorp

Deutsche Börse has made a €3.9bn offer to purchase the Danish software company

Impak partners with Good Circle to launch SFDR product

Partnership aims to support firms with commitments to sustainable finance

AiFlow secures seed round investment

AI platform aims to reduce the need for analysts in competitor market research

Is retailisation a misnomer?

Many hurdles remain around expanding private funds to the retail investor. We unpicked the main concerns raised by GPs and what the current definition of ‘retailisation’ actually means

AlphaSense secures $100m

New funds will be deployed to develop product roadmap and AI capabilities as company launches summarisation tool

Dasseti launches RFP platform

Dasseti Engage automates RFP and DDQ processes through natural language processing and AI

Critical about clouds

The UK's bill on operational resilience could empower GPs vis-à-vis cloud service providers, but concerns about regulatory fragmentation leave a bitter aftertaste

Comment: Welcome to the altverse

Rafay, Farooqui, founder and CEO of +SUBSCRIBE, outlines the need for a novel private markets' digital tech stack to replace fragmented, manual and paper-based workflows of the past

Comment: Empowering the middle office

Patrycja Dos Santos, middle office specialist at AssetMetrix, shares her thoughts on the need for a full middle office services platform and current trends towards tech-enabled solutions

Cutting edge through technology

Majority of LPs want their GPs to invest more in technology to cut costs

ACA launches cybersecurity tool

Offering manages cybersecurity risk across the portfolio

Passthrough partners with Altvia

Partnership aims to leverage data and tech to improve fundraising process

Aeries launches cybersecurity offering

Company’s services are tailored towards GPs and their portfolios

TECHWORK 23: Christian Schumer, ICG

Christian led a review of the firm's corporate and business services function and is implementing the results

Alkymi adopts GPT

The data services company’s Data Acceleration Platform is now powered by GPT

Riveron launches automated reporting solution

Tool aims to assist with data integration and reporting from portfolio companies

Arcesium launches data management platform

Company aims to assist firms with data integration, validation, analytics and reporting

Chronograph hires four

Appointments include Abbas Khan as product owner for data extraction and Daniel Gruppo as client development manager

AXA launches climate risk assessment functionality

Feature should support GPs with assessing climate, carbon and nature related risks at fund and portfolio level

Goodwin teams up with Passthrough

Partnership aims to improve investor onboarding process

Atlas Metrics secures €5.2m

The funding aims to develop the ESG platform

Northern Trust partners with Appian

Partnership aims to enhance NAV workflow communications

5 minutes with… Tim Flannery, co-founder and CEO of Passthrough

The Drawdown spoke to the CEO and co-founder to discuss automating subscription documentation and differentiators in a high-tech world

Comment: DORA - a paradigm shift

Robert D Maddox and Tristan Lockwood at Debevoise & Plimpton assess new continuity requirements and suggest organisational and technical changes will be needed to comply

ACA Group launches compliance programme

Scalable offering combines advisory services, regulatory technology and managed services

Securitize partners with Onramp Invest

Investors will have exposure to Hamilton Lane tokenised assets

J.P. Morgan acquires Aumni

Bank aims to build out private markets platform with acquisition

Accelex launches document management platform

Company aims to provide actionable accounting data and investment insights

Profile: Brian Mason, BC Partners

The head of technology discusses the human side of tech and its role in decision making

GoldenSource launches investment book of record

The additional functionality was created in partnership with MAIA Technology

The real retail deal?

We speak to Michel Degosciu, managing director and co-founder of LPX AG, to understand the index he has created, which enables everyday individuals to invest in private markets

WATCH: Liquidity strategies in a high interest rate environment

Our recent webinar discussion, exploring liquidity management and counterparty risk

Formidium launches fund admin platform

Tool aims to streamline fund administration process for small-, mid- and large-cap firms

Apexanalytix acquires ESG Enterprise

The acquisition enhances ESG Enterprise’s capabilities while expanding its offering to a wider client base

XTAL launches Private Fund Forward Exchange

The exchange aims to address illiquidity and market risk of private market funds

CrossCountry launches tech offering

Digital platform combines support with accounting, risk, digital transformation and transactions

Eurazeo partners with Moonfare

Eurazeo aims to use Moonfare’s digital platform to expand fund distribution to wealth managers across Europe

Bulk of UHNW investors unfamiliar with digital platforms

According to a new survey, few UHNWIs are using digital platforms to access PE

Impak Analytics launches SFDR tool

Combined offering should identify sustainability objectives and automate data collection

PE playing catchup when streamlining operational processes

Intertrust’s new research highlights GPs’ desire to combat operational weaknesses amid changing LP demands

GoldenSource appoints head of product

Swati Tyagi joins from financial intelligence platform Sentieo

5 minutes with… Steven Petersen, co-founder of Stavtar Solutions

The Drawdown gets to grips with the ‘universe of software solutions’ Stavtar offers to complex businesses