June 2017 Issue

    Month: June
    Year: 2017

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    Regulation Map

    pfm looks at how domiciles are enticing managers with new fund regimes and reforms.

    Reporting from the future

    LP demand for fund-by-fund performance data is encouraging managers to turn to technology for faster, more efficient ways of keeping them happy. Rebecca Akrofie reports.

    On the hoof

    Impromptu meetings are a good way to connect with LPs. Rob Kotecki looks at how managers can make the most of them.

    Serve dessert first

    To attract LPs, managers need a message that’s short and sweet. But PPMs are carrying extra weight as they fulfill legal and marketing roles, Rob Kotecki finds.

    A first time for everything

    Resources on the ground, a solid proposition and a lot of persistence are the keys to closing your first fund. Two managers share their experiences with Claire Wilson.

    Digital Digest

    Digital Digest Staff 2017-06-05 Writers Regulator eyes unicorns Unicorn valuations have been added to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s hit list after the regulator observed a range of methodologies used to calculate them. The regulator said this lack of uniformity has resulted i

    The next generation

    Carlyle associate John Prah mentors young private equity professionals through non-profit organization SEO’s Alternative Investment Fellowship. pfm caught up with him to find out more about his day job and volunteer work

    The clock is ticking

    Not ready for the EU’s new data regulation? There is still time as long as you’re methodical and start now, Claire Wilson discovers

    Passing the book

    Private fund managers are outsourcing an increased amount of administration, but the reason for the trend depends on who you ask, Claire Wilson discovers

    Transforming the landscape

    Complex demands are driving a move to fund administrators. How are they adapting to meet industry needs? By Vicky Meek

    Decision time for the Financial Choice Act

    The bill would be a game-changer for compliance

    Jay walks in

    Private funds lawyer Jay Clayton is now chairman of the SEC, but more staff must be hired before its direction becomes clear

    Jurisdictional jostling

    The UK’s Private Fund Limited Partnership hopes to compete with structures in other domiciles, but is facing stiff competition