ODD / DDQ
17 June 2021
KPMG UK has become a founding member of Private Capital Data Standards Alliance (PCDS Alliance – formerly ADS Initiative)
14 June 2021
43% of LPs identified regulatory changes as the greatest risk to PE returns
3 June 2021
The CFO discusses joining the newly-launched firm, the perks of having no legacy issues as well as Alderwood's core beliefs and growth plans
13 May 2021
The managing partner & COO discusses upgrading the impact investor's technology and processes, how the niche strategy impacts her role, and how being an Olympic athlete taught her the value of collaboration and cooperation to achieve goals
6 May 2021
Gender diversity is a key issue for private capital markets, but are LPs digging deep enough when diligencing fund managers?
4 May 2021
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
28 April 2021
The second instalment of a recent podcast discussion examined industry body reporting efforts, and asked if standardised reporting is still necessary?
21 April 2021
A recent podcast discussion explored technological advances in data transmission, and asked if standardised reporting is still necessary?
15 April 2021
Investors are growing accustomed to remote due diligence amid the pandemic; Zac Williams of Monument Group outlines some simple guidelines to help GPs differentiate themselves
29 March 2021
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
15 February 2021
Ian Connatty of British Patient Capital discusses the evolution of fund operations from an LP perspective, changing skill sets, and lasting impacts of the pandemic
3 February 2021
EY’s latest CFO survey found 76% of respondents believe the biggest risk to their firms caused by WFH is an inability to train employees quickly
17 January 2021
The template aims to streamline due diligence access for LPs and GPs
11 January 2021
From static and infrequent DDQs to real-time, performance linked, fully integrated improvements; ESG is fast-becoming a tech play
16 December 2020
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
14 December 2020
A cross-section of industry practitioners share their greatest lessons of this year
9 December 2020
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.
19 November 2020
Can the increased GP/LP communications that took place in response to the crisis continue indefinitely, and does it need to?
13 October 2020
Predictability, reliability and quality are key components, according to our expert panel
24 August 2020
Lydia Danon and Shelley Drenth of law firm Cooke, Young and Keidan, outline practical steps PE firms ought to be taking to mitigate potential capital call conflicts
30 July 2020
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.
23 July 2020
Can a solid operating platform provide much needed certainty in an increasingly uncertain world?
15 June 2020
As the importance of having internal tax resources grows, what needs to be considered when hiring this type of talent?
18 May 2020
Later stage operational due diligence appears to be pushing through to legals, but more broadly, these exercises will likely be permanently impacted by the crisis
6 April 2020
A number of large private equity houses are setting up operating committees in response to the major tasks now faced by non-deal team members
16 January 2020
Increased use of large data sets to generate alpha is driving increased operational due diligence in how funds manage information
8 November 2019
As new waves of regulation continue to hit private equity, managers are quietly shifting to the peaceful waters of deal-by-deal investing
8 November 2019
For too long operational leaders have been yes men, it's high time they became key men
19 July 2018
Second instalment of our discussion with AnaCap COO Michael Edwards explores development of intelligence platform
10 May 2017
The Drawdown speaks to operational partner matchmaking tool Talmix