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WATCH: No place like home: finding the right fund domicile

Predictability, reliability and quality are key components, according to our expert panel

Comment: Navigating capital calls

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

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.

Steadying the ship

Can a solid operating platform provide much needed certainty in an increasingly uncertain world?

Comment: Considerations for hiring tax talent

As the importance of having internal tax resources grows, what needs to be considered when hiring this type of talent?

ODD times

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

The operating committee

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

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

Fund structures are so last season

As new waves of regulation continue to hit private equity, managers are quietly shifting to the peaceful waters of deal-by-deal investing

Time to bite back

For too long operational leaders have been yes men, it's high time they became key men

AnaCap’s Edwards on proprietary technology

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

Q&A: Talmix

The Drawdown speaks to operational partner matchmaking tool Talmix