Michael Athanason, managing director and head of alternative investment valuations, and Federico Jost, managing director, alternative investment valuations of BRG Corporate Finance, analyze the trends driving the rise in portfolio valuation outsourcing.
With delegation rules a hot topic and the possibility of some investment being withdrawn from UK-focused funds, Brexit is already having an impact. Samuel Brooks of Macfarlanes explores some of the key issues.
Asset-based fund finance has a number of benefits for private fund managers, but they must conduct thorough due diligence, write Shiraz Allidina, director, and Michael Peterson, managing director, at Citco Capital Solutions
Potential business acquisitions are subject to intense due diligence by private equity firms, but a crucial element they sometimes miss – executive pensions – could unravel their plans, writes Rosalind Connor, a partner, at ARC Pensions Law.
A growing number of offshore private equity funds are appointing independent directors to their boards, mirroring a long-standing trend in the hedge funds industry, Joanne Huckle, Partner at Ogier in the Cayman Islands, writes