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    What You Can Do to Prepare for Brexit’s Blowback

    While investors wait for the potential fallout, there are things firms and portfolio companies can do now to make future impacts easier.

    August 17, 2016
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    The European Opportunity

    RSM’s Charlie Jolly discusses the fundraising environment, the state of AIFMD, and the continent’s unique value proposition.

    July 19, 2016
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    How to Build a Cybersecurity ‘Threat Model’ for PE

    By performing a fund-level threat assessment, a private equity firm can get a little closer to knowing the unknown enemy behind a potential breach, says RSM’s Daimon Geopfert

    July 18, 2016
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    Why PE is Bracing for Mass Broker-Dealer Registration

    Any manager considering taking investment banking fees from portfolio companies should do so with their eyes wide open.

    June 22, 2016
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    Lerner: Co-investment ‘Cure’ Worse than the Disease?

    Josh Lerner questions the benefits for LPs who undertake co-investing to boost their returns.

    April 22, 2016
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    KKR, Carlyle: How GPs Can Increase Diversity

    The universe of private capital is working on not hiring others who are like them through task forces and hiring outside firms to look at how firms can diversify who they bring on board.

    April 21, 2016
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    Why Women Don’t Aspire to the CRE C-Suite

    Gender inequality in commercial real estate focuses on the pay gap between men and women, but it’s worth noting that just a small percentage of women aspire to join the C-suite.

    April 1, 2016
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    Getting Outsourcing Right

    Outsourcing functions from a private equity firm to a third party can seem like a great idea: The firm frees up some of its human capital resources for other tasks or can eliminate a position or two and seemingly save money.

    But it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of making such…

    March 24, 2016
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    The 3 PE Hiring Trends You Need to Know Now

    PE hiring is red hot. We look at the three trends driving the market.

    March 16, 2016
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    How To Keep Your Team on the Same Page

    Experts from ADP, The Riverside Company, and 3i discuss the importance of keeping everyone on the same page when it comes to ensuring growth-stage company growth.

    March 13, 2016
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    Does Private Equity Have an Insider Trading Problem?

    A growing number of legal experts believe the SEC will take an interest in PE’s version of selective disclosure because it is part of a broader concern —the unequal treatment of LPs.

    March 10, 2016
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    Transitioning a CEO After an Investment

    GPs end up transitioning the founder or CEO of a company to a different role about 80 percent of the time. Experts from The Riverside Company, 3i and ADP discuss.

    March 6, 2016
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    How to Avoid ‘The Disgruntled CEO’

    After an investment, GPs need to determine the role of the company’s founder. Experts from ADP, 3i and The Riverside Company discuss this delicate subject.

    February 22, 2016
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    David Rubenstein: Five Things I Want in a New Hire

    Genius and money-making ability aren’t all that matter in private equity, according to The Carlyle Group co-founder.

    February 19, 2016
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    What KKR’s New HQ Means for the ‘War’ for Talent

    Amid a heated battle for talent retention, KKR was looking for ways to keep its employees happy. The result was moving its headquarters in Manhattan and keeping parents and children together on business trips.

    February 4, 2016
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    Walter Capital Wades Into Canada’s PE Market

    A managing partner of Canada-based Walter Capital Partners explains why the firm launched and how it intends to set itself apart from other PE players.

    January 20, 2016
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    Why Every RE Partnership Needs to be Rewritten

    Changes to U.S. tax law likely mean more audits of private equity and real estate partnerships. Don Susswein, principal in the Washington National Tax office of RSM US LLP, talks about the consequences, which may be better than you think.

    January 11, 2016
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    Fund Manager SEC Action Offers Cautionary Tale

    A recent cease and desist order against Cranshire Capital Advisors, and other actions taken against those in private equity, has highlighted the importance of how expenses are allocated from fund management fees.

    December 15, 2015
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