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BEX has done something good; hopefully others will too

Axing carry and management fees for certain investors is a neat way of giving back.

Blackstone to become corporation after Trump tax cuts

New status is expected to widen the range of US and foreign owners of Blackstone’s stock.

Abraaj’s Vettivetpillai in jail pending £1m bail appeal

The former managing partner and head of impact appeared by video-link at Westminster Magistrates Court on fraud charges brought by the US government.

DATA SNAPSHOT: Is PE embracing blockchain?

IQ-EQ's recent report shows that private equity fund professionals still aren't using blockchain technology for investor dealings, but a number of respondents are optimistic about its future in the industry.

IFM Investors settles sexual harassment case for £270,000

Settlement exceeds the £236,000 that former analyst Nathalie Abildgaard had been seeking at employment tribunal.

KKR, TPG, Partners Group, first adopters of IFC’s impact principles

The Operating Principles for Impact Management, published by the IFC, set a clear common market standard for what constitutes an impact investment and addresses concerns about 'impact-washing.'

TIMELINE: What Abraaj did, according to the SEC

A timeline shows what Abraaj and founder Arif Naqvi are alleged to have done regarding the misappropriation of capital from its 2015-vintage Growth Markets Health Fund, according to the US regulator's complaint.

LPs continue to raise the operational bar

Oklahoma’s TRS is the latest to pay more attention to its private equity managers’ calculations; more scrutiny should be welcomed.

Cyber-risk due diligence for PE firms: the hows and whys

Steve Lancaster, chief executive of consultancy CYSIAM, makes the case for cyber-risk evaluations on acquisition targets, and explains how to do them.

Investors get serious about checking your work

Another US public pension is mulling outside help as it seeks to eradicate mistakes made by general partners.

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