Forum day two: Shiny New Object Syndrome; secondaries have plenty of fuel to burn

Avoid the ‘beautiful silo’ approach to tech implementation; still plenty of fuel for the secondaries fire in older-vintage funds.

Data management and tech implementation: Succumbing to ‘Shiny New Object Syndrome‘ can be a big mistake when purchasing and implementing tech solutions, one panelist at the CFOs & COOs Forum said on Thursday. Panelists gave their best tips on how to avoid building unwieldy and burdensome tech systems.

Secondaries: Funds are, on average, getting significantly older than the traditional 10-year private equity structure. That means there’s plenty of fuel left for the GP-led market, writes Jack Willoughby.

Email prepared by Graham Bippart