CFO role broader and more complex

Key take-aways from latest CFO survey, conducted by AltaReturn

South Korean regulator adopts AI for PE

FSS is currently seeking a provider to develop the technology

Debevoise appoints funds regulatory counsel

John Young joins from Ropes & Gray

GP-led secondaries: dealing with conflicts of interest

Goodwin’s Halford and O’Neill explore complexities of GP-led secondary transactions, and how to handle them

Mixed appetite for standardisation

Reporting from Invest Europe’s CFO conference in Lisbon

Fundraise Review: Montana OSP IV

How Montana Capital Partners doubled its fourth secondaries fund size within five months

Back to school: exploring an emerging manager incubator

New online programme aims to help emerging managers grow AUM to $250m

Verdane closes buyout fund on SEK3bn

Direct-secondaries player ventures into buyouts

Super software solutions

Emerging software solutions created by private equity professionals could see the industry’s major hurdles quickly removed


Damodaran joins K&E

Fund formation specialist Damodaran joins K&E from Ropes & Gray

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Desire for PE causes LP introspection

LPs wanting to increase their allocations to private equity appear to be in a self-reflective mood

LPs are thinking about changing

Fundraise Review: YFMEP 2016

YFM’s nine month fundraise for its first institutional fund highlights the GP’s pragmatism and smart J-curve solutions

David Hall, YFM

CVC closes seventh fund on €16bn

CVC Capital Partners has closed its Fund VII on €16bn, making it the largest ever European buyout fund

Summit Partners raises €700m for second European fund

LPs at fee disadvantage

As demand for private equity continues to outstrip supply, investors feel pricing power disadvantage.