News & Analysis

By the numbers: Gender balance, diversity and GP commitments

pfm puts stats to the trends this month: gender pay gaps, diversity attitudes and GP commitments.

ILPA arms LPs with ‘best practices’ on GP-led fund restructurings

The Institutional Limited Partners Association's guidance aims to help LPs navigate a part of the private equity market that grew by more than 70% last year.
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A new and X-citing CSR initiative

BEX Capital's Fund III is its first to offer ‘X shares,’ which are exempt from management fees and carried interest for non-governmental organisations and non-profit foundations.

Actis hires CFO from portfolio business – exclusive

Susan Wilkins previously led the finance functions at three of the growth markets investor's portfolio companies.

Carlyle’s Rubenstein on family offices, fund duration and why some investors shun emerging markets

Here are five key takeaways from the Carlyle Group co-founder's speech on private equity's top trends at a recent industry conference in Geneva.

PEI Media acquires PEHub, Buyouts, VCJ and PartnerConnect

The assets are part of a US-focused subscription-led information and events portfolio PEI has purchased from Simplify Compliance Holdings.

Inside ILPA’s upcoming guidance on GP-leds

We recently caught up with the industry body’s chief executive, Steven Nelson, who gave us a sneak peek at its soon-to-be released GP-led secondaries best practices.

Q&A: Investec’s Tom Glover on the future of fund finance

The firm's head of fund finance in New York discusses innovative ways GPs are seeking out financing.

5 things PE managers should consider when it comes to tech

Technology should constantly be on a PE firm's radar, but it's not always easy deciding what's the best fit. RFA chief information officer Michael Asher lays out important considerations, and how managers can improve security and due diligence frameworks.

To text or not to text?

Compliance issues around texting still exist in the private equity industry. How should firms handle this intricate topic and what should they expect in the future?

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