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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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    Eyeing Mexico’s Energy Sector? Mind the Tax Laws

    As Mexico continues to open up the previously government-owned energy sector to foreign investors, there are a number of variables for U.S. PE firms to consider. Meril Markley, a senior director at RSM US, spoke to Privcap about what U.S. firms should look out for when investing in Mexican companies.

    December 15, 2015
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    ‘Messy Divorce’ for Amstar and Billionaire Founder

    Amstar Advisers, its parent company Amstar Group, and the family office founder behind the Amstar brand are suing one another in what has been billed as a “messy and contentious corporate divorce.”

    December 8, 2015
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    Silver Lake Vet Eyes Software Deals

    Hollie Moore Haynes tells Privcap why she decided to start her own firm, Luminate Capital Partners, after 15 years at Silver Lake Partners pursuing large-cap software deals.

    November 18, 2015
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    Arsenal On-boards Industrials Specialist

    New operating partner Michael Huff brings decades of experience to Arsenal Capital Partners’ specialty industrials group.

    November 18, 2015
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    Amstar Talks U.S. Deals Following Split

    As Amstar Advisers splits from affiliate Amstar Group—the principal investment arm of a European family office—managing director Rob Toomey speaks out about the firm’s current focus on U.S. value-added and opportunistic deals in retail and industrial.

    November 16, 2015
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    Recap: Real Estate Game Change 2015

    Privcap Media’s first real estate event in Chicago attracted 180 delegates, who were challenged to rethink investment strategies for the next 10 to 15 years.

    November 10, 2015
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    Privcap Academy: Learn All About It

    Privcap co-founder David Snow explains the format and the target student for the new online learning platform.

    November 3, 2015
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    Title III of JOBS Act May Revolutionize Early-Stage

    Title III of the JOBS Act will broaden investment opportunities for early stage companies, but likely not disrupt PE fundraising.

    October 21, 2015
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    A Doctor of Many Talents

    Josh Bilenker, M.D., discusses how he has combined his medical and investment acumen into Loxo Oncology.

    October 21, 2015
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    How the IRS Fee Waiver Crackdown Affects PE

    In July, the IRS issued a proposed rule change meant to stifle supposed abuses of how private equity fund management fees are claimed for taxes. Vinson & Elkins’ David Peck says it’s a hot topic, and the outcome of the proposal is anyone’s guess.

    September 16, 2015
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    Five Keys to Intelligent Joint Ventures

    As the flexibility of JVs make them increasingly popular, there are some best practices that can aid in avoiding pitfalls. Christopher Mendez of Madison International Realty goes over five keys to a successful JV.

    September 8, 2015
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    The Art of Finding Portfolio Company Leadership

    Talent management professionals from LLR Partners and SK Capital Partners discuss how their firms find the right leaders for their portfolio companies.

    August 19, 2015
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    The New Due Diligence

    Private equity firms continue to include cybersecurity as part of their overall risk assessment, say experts from McGladrey, an international law firm, and a firm that deals with these sorts of data breach issues.

    April 20, 2015
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    Fast-Track Promotion

    A shortage of 30-to-45-year-old real estate professionals will result in an unprecedented opportunity for young executives to progress quickly through the ranks, experts from Hunt Realty, Tri Pointe Homes, and Clarion Partners said at a recent conference

    November 10, 2014
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    Women, Private Equity and Career-Building

    A full transcript of the Privcap webinar, “Women, Private Equity and Career Building,” with senior executives from The Carlyle Group, Halyard Capital, Proskauer Rose and EY.

    December 13, 2013
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    Has Your Impact Investment Made an Impact?

    Social investors want to know the impact of their investments. But reporting on non-financial results is complicated.

    November 11, 2013
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    Making Money, Changing Lives

    Cyrille Antignac, managing director at Uberis Capital, explains the journey of Hagar Catering, a business with a social mission that demonstrates how one can profit and change the world at the same time.

    November 11, 2013
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