Few data points are more crucial to a private fund CFO than current liquidity, and tracking that ever-shifting data is essential amid higher rates and volatile markets, says Hazeltree’s Sol Zlotchenko.
Ongoing market uncertainty provides GPs with an opportunity to review their internal systems and operations to ensure the right staffing, technology and service providers are in place for the rebound, says Juniper Square’s Eugene Tetlow.
Establishing strong back office processes, implementing technology and connecting with fund administrators are three ways managers can attract PE investors in a difficult market, write Troy Merkel and William Andreoni at RSM US.
Changing your cyber-approach from simple network security to zero trust can reduce risk, improve EBITDA and lead to value creation, say Zscaler’s Akshay Grover and AJ Watson.
Rigor around the process and reporting of valuations is growing as funds become more sophisticated and as investors intensify their scrutiny, say Brendan Smith and Jamie Spaman, managing directors of Stout.
Where you are domiciled is crucial when it comes to meeting environmental, social and governance targets and challenges, writes Elliot Refson, head of funds at Jersey Finance.
Even vehicles outside the reach of SFDR are responding to demand for more transparency, says Andrew Pitts-Tucker, managing director - global head of ESG at Apex Group.
With no shortage of vendors and software dedicated to managing data for private markets, Diligent Equity’s Jeremy Barlow argues that fund managers should approach their technology upgrades with a focus on business outcomes, integration and continual improvement.
The private capital industry has reached a crucial juncture, says Anne Anquillare, CFA, CSC’s head of fund services, North America.
SEC proposals represent a significant change in approach, say Troutman Pepper partners Stephanie Pindyck-Costantino, Julia Corelli and associate Patrick Bianchi.