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American-style waterfalls gain ground

The global financial crisis prompted some LPs to push US managers to adopt whole-of-fund distribution models. This was a short-lived phenomenon.

Q&A: ‘Broader and broader’ acceptance of the American-style waterfall

Paul Gajer, head of law firm Dentons' private equity and investment funds practices, discusses the direction of travel for distribution waterfalls in private equity and the effects of a potential recession.

Secret CFOs: Why we don’t automate our distribution waterfalls

We spoke to three anonymous CFOs to find out what they really think about automated waterfall calculations.

DOWNLOAD: Automated waterfall calculation providers directory

Our list provides key details on providers of automated waterfall calculation software. Last updated on 07/18/2019 with details for FinWedge.

Is my waterfall too complicated to automate?

Al Bauer, managing director of Citco makes the case for waterfall automation even for complicated LP-GP agreements.

DATA SNAPSHOT: CFOs cold on automated waterfalls

We surveyed a small sample of CFOs and found that most aren't too keen on automated waterfall calculations. Here's why.

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