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SEC’s head of San Francisco office to leave agency

Jina Choi’s departure follows a string of recent high-level officials stepping down, with skills and leadership that can be difficult to replace.

How are PE firms vesting their carried interest?

30% of professionals said that their vesting schedule lasts more than five years, according to a survey by Heidrick and Struggles.

Salaries are rising for senior positions in PE

57 percent of investment professionals saw an increase in salary from 2017 to 2018.

DATA SNAPSHOT: Why PE firms are reluctant to outsource valuations

Steep costs are likely one reason the valuation process is kept in-house at PE firms more than any other back office function.

AICPA to release final version of valuation guide in May 2019

One of the guide’s authors expect it to help improve the valuation process and be useful for regulators and auditors.

SEC enforcement unit continues to lose staff, raising concerns on PE oversight

The Enforcement Division has lost 10 percent of its staff over a two-year period.

How larger PE firms differ on finance staff

A recent report by McKinsey found that larger firms generally hired more staff amid a pick-up in reporting demand from investors.

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The survey — produced in partnership with PEF Services, Pepper Hamilton and WithumSmith+Brown — covers transparency issues, the GP-LP dynamic, and SEC exams.

Delos CFO sees politics as a top concern in 2019

Political stability is healthy for the economy, Delos Capital’s Sanjay Sanhoee says

PE firms aren’t playing around with pay-to-play ahead of mid-term vote

Ballots are set for November 6, and firms are reminding their employees about rules relating to campaign contributions.

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