Who will lead the way on transparency?

Big firms may have to establish best practices on behalf of the industry, say panelists at the CFOs & COOs Forum Europe.

CFOs and COOs at Private Equity International’s Forum Europe think the top players will have to leverage their infrastructure to cut a trail for the rest of the industry, when it comes to responding to increasing pressure from investors to provide transparency. Smaller firms are “still predominately working on excel spreadsheets compared to others that have more sophisticated data and information technology infrastructure,” said Christian Hinze, COO of StepStone. Connor Hussey reports.

Email prepared by Graham Bippart