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  • GP Operations

    Fund Admin Outsourcing is PE’s Future

    With hedge funds largely outsourcing many aspects of fund administration, can private equity be that far behind?

    July 1, 2016
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    The SEC Drives PE Transparency

    How the SEC and investor demands are bringing private equity to a bold new era of transparency.

    June 12, 2016
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    Strains on the LP Back Office

    The ILPA’s Peter Freire describes the contraints of the LP back office and how standardization can help.

    May 27, 2016
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    ILPA’s Focus on Fees

    The ILPA, whose members control nearly half of all capital in the private equity industry, has issued new standards on fee transparency. Privcap speaks with ILPA CEO Peter Freire about the demand for better fee disclosure, the frustrations now felt by GPs and LPs alike, and why the Limited Partnership Agreement may be the next…

    May 27, 2016
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    The Use of ‘Calibration’ in Valuations

    Two experts explain the concept of “calibration” and its growing importance in PE and VC valuations.

    April 3, 2016
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    Expert Q&A: Chris LaDue and Kevin Vannucci of RSM

    An expert conversation between Chris LaDue and Kevin Vannucci of RSM about what the firm can do for PE companies.

    March 20, 2016
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    Why PE Needs Data Standards

    Karin Lagerlund of HarbourVest Partners discusses the importance of transparency and how to streamline reporting to investors.

    March 20, 2016
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    How Detailed Should Your Valuation Policy Be?

    Three experts share their approaches to forming and following valuation policies.

    March 20, 2016
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    Expert Q&A With Chris Capko of ADP

    Chris Capko of ADP describes the human capital optimization that his firm brings to private equity investing.

    March 1, 2016
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    Why PE Partnerships Need to be Rewritten

    Private equity and real estate LPs and GPs need to pay close attention to new partnership audit rules, amid warnings the changes could allow current investors to make tax liability decisions for former investors.

    January 11, 2016
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    Navigating SEC Regulation in Private Equity

    Goodwin Procter’s John Ferguson explains some of the growing pains stemming from Dodd-Frank and why PE firms still require expert legal help with fund formation and exits.

    November 2, 2015
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    Advice From a PE Practitioner-Turned-Professor

    NYU Stern School of Business professor Gustavo Schwed says graduates shouldn’t focus solely on blue-chip PE firms to start their careers.

    October 19, 2015
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    Preparedness is Key in Cybersecurity

    RSM’s Andy Obuchowski discusses how to prepare and respond to a data breach.

    October 5, 2015
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    Structuring a Solid GP Management Company

    Experts from Proskauer, Eaton Partners, and Gen II discuss how to structure a solid management company for a first-time fund, and complexities that can arise.

    September 7, 2015
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    Finding an Anchor Investor

    Experts from Proskauer, Eaton Partners, and Gen II discuss why emerging funds should find an anchor investor, and the terms that come with one.

    July 20, 2015
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    A CFO Task Force Seeks Guidelines

    Three private equity CFOs discuss gray areas in compliance pertaining to LP co-investment and portfolio company valuation.

    April 20, 2015
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    How to Avoid Regulatory Complications

    Three fundraising experts discuss the regulatory complications that GPs not based in the U.S. can encounter when coming to the country to raise a fund.

    April 13, 2015
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    Hycroft: Our Mission, Our Miami Gathering

    Hycroft managing directors Loren Boston and Scott Myers have two working mottos they say everyone could learn from: “Make sure every client was a reference, and make sure we are hiring people better than ourselves.”

    April 6, 2015
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