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WATCH: Technology…and how it’s shaping the operating models of tomorrow

The pandemic has been a catalyst for digital transformation, but there are major challenges still to face

Profile: John Eggleston, Pantheon

The chief technology officer discusses his approach to upgrading the firm’s IT infrastructure, the importance of cybersecurity awareness training and why you should always start with data during tech transformations

Backstop upgrades RMS

The enhanced multi-asset class research management system allows institutional investors to track research and DD across all asset classes

LISTEN: MUFG’s Mike Dickey on ESG reporting

Alice Murray talks to Mike Dickey, head of product at MUFG Investor Services, about the data flow of ESG information between GP and LP

Profile: Peter Finden Bamrud, Verdane

The head of analytics discusses joining PE straight out of uni, the biggest challenges the industry faces and the importance of harnessing data correctly

Private Equity Service Provider Awards: Shortlist Announced

Announcing the finalists for the 2020 Private Equity Service Provider Awards

Comment: PE & ESG… It’s time to look at your technology providers

George Ralph, managing director of RFA believes service providers are next in line for communicating their ESG credentials

WATCH: Data strategies for a digital world

Alice Murray speaks to eVestment’s Katey Bogue about how private capital funds are harnessing data to improve operations and performance

RFA launches managed data services

Cloud, cybersecurity and digital transformation specialist RFA has launched its managed data services platform

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.

LISTEN: RFA’s George Ralph on data, pt1

This first instalment explores the nuances of developing data strategies, depending on the firm’s size, focus and willingness to to adopt new technologies

PODCAST: Stick or twist? How to manage on-going tech upgrades

Alice Murray speaks to MUFG's Danny Trentacosta about why now is a great time for GPs to revisit tech infrastructure upgrade projects put on hold by Covid-19

Talking tech: FSN’s Conradi on tech culture

Part two of our two-part series explores how Conradi is handling the firm’s digital transformation, challenges around tech working culture and his plans for the next year

Special sauce

The Drawdown caught up with some of the UK's leading special situations investors to find out how they've been reacting to the crisis

Join us: CTOs & digital networks

Part three of our mini series: this instalment highlights the lack of available forums for CTOs & digital professionals, and what they could look like if they did exist

Going back to your roots

Inefficient reporting methods continue to vex LPs. It’s time to go back to the source

The Ocado of private equity

AtomInvest’s recent white-labelling of its software could be the much needed investor onboarding remedy the industry is seeking

Lost in the clouds

The move to cloud computing comes with glorious benefits and efficiencies, but given the particular IT needs of private equity - mainly security - finding the right cloud set-up is proving tricky.

The data journey waits for no one

Private equity’s data journey may only just be setting off, but like any expedition, packing the best equipment and selecting the right companions make reaching the final destination a lot more enjoyable

Moving mountains

A quick look at consultancy Holland Mountain’s recent developments, and the drivers behind them

AnaCap’s Edwards on proprietary technology

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