A discussion of the potential bones of contention that arise from private equity fund investors expecting managers to put money into a fund, by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom partner
Greg Norman and former partner Stephen Sims.
Limited partner advisory committees are meant to help resolve conflicts of interest, but are they being given adequate opportunity to do so? Claire Wilson reports on concerns they are being cut out of the action
LPAs usually contain a clause for removal of the fund manager, either 'for cause' or 'no fault.' Malcolm Nicholls and Kate Simpson, of law firm Proskauer, lay out the negotiation points and the likely effect on economics.
1. Fund restructuring How does it work In a fund restructuring, also called fund recapitalization, the GP moves assets in an older fund into a new special purpose vehicle. The GP offers its LPs the possibility to sell their interests in the fund and cash out or have the option to roll over into the […]
The private equity industry is likely to see an increasing number of defaults over the coming months as the covid-19 crisis hits LPs. Lawyer Ed Hall lays out the next steps for GPs in this extract from The LPA Anatomised.