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Private funds have been in the political crosshairs in 2019.
The agency levied $4.3bn in penalties in fiscal year 2019 and brought 191 cases against investment advisors and investment companies, a nearly 77% increase on the previous fiscal year.
Blackstone CISO on cybersecurity ‘musts’ for smaller firms; a taste of the upcoming LP Perspectives survey results; GPB revolving-door scandal update.
Bipartisan words of support for private equity suggest proposed legislation that could devastate the industry would be unlikely to survive Congress – possibly even the House. That doesn’t mean the fight won’t get louder and uglier.
PE CFOs still netting more compensation than VC peers; SEC’s Jay Clayton talks about upcoming changes to whistleblower rules.
GenStar’s CFO talks ESG; LPs are getting nervous about megafunds’ returns.
We talk with executives at Abris Capital about the rapid growth of ESG-minded investors; GPB Capital says it was 'stunned' its former CCO was indicted by the SEC; and details on MBK Partners’ latest flagship fund.
A hello from the new editor. Plus, the CFO of Cloverlay on developing its ESG policy; getting caught in the revolving door; LPs’ surging need for liquidity; and an update on our directory of secondaries law firms.
Industry representatives largely dodged a feared thrashing in Tuesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing on private equity. But PE is shaping up to be a major battlefield in the presidential race.
The firm also appointed four management committee members, all managing directors, to new roles.
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