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Claire Wilson

Claire Wilson is the editor of private funds management, PEI Media’s cross-asset class legal and compliance-focused title. Based in London, Claire produces and oversees content for privatefundsmanagement.net and the monthly magazine. Prior to joining PEI she covered European energy policy and regulation, and asset management.

Making firms work better

CFOs are prioritizing operational efficiency, according to the fifth annual EY private equity survey.

‘Volunteer to take on new responsibilities whenever you see them’

A April Evans, partner, chief financial officer and chief compliance officer of Monitor Clipper Partners, was given the pfm Leadership Award at the PEI CFOs and CCOs Forum in January. Ahead of the presentation, pfm discussed her outlook for the industry, how things have changed since she started out and how women can put themselves in the driving seat for a career in private funds management.

AIC, Blackstone, NVCA splash cash on lobbying

The three entities each spent more than $1.5 million trying to influence US government policy in 2017.

How to protect your private fund legacy

As the industry matures, some of its iconic founders are addressing the future of their firms – and how to keep their legacies alive.

The law of unintended consequences

The tax reform bill passed at the end of 2017 leaves private fund managers wondering what will befall them, but for now, there are short-term issues to deal with.

Who’s paid what: US salaries revealed

US-based entry level staff are pulling in more and more cash, but salaries for the top brass have stagnated.

How to hire a CFO

Compensation is crucial, but a seat at the table is increasingly important to back-office job-seekers.

More than one ‘significant’ UK cyberattack each day in 2017

Of the 1,100-plus incidents reported to the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre last year, over half were classed as significant.

The law of unintended consequences

The tax reform bill passed at the end of 2017 leaves private fund managers wondering what will befall them, but for now, there are short-term issues to deal with.