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US draft bill draws transparency concerns from ILPA

Granting further exemptions for private fund advisors would undermine transparency, according to the LP advocacy group.

Playing the long game on transparency

Some GPs are opting to bypass pensions that demand disclosures around fees and expenses, but they may find LPs have long memories.

GPs brush off changes to carry tax

About 80 percent of respondents say the three-year hold period wouldn't affect their firm.

CFOs’ priorities in five charts

A survey of 110 CFOs at private equity firms showed they are largely focused on three broad categories: talent management, technology transformation and outsourcing.

UK PE firms on social media in four charts

Some firms prefer to use LinkedIn over Twitter and YouTube to engage with their investors and potential clients.

Administrators eye growing private capital market

Private equity assets under administration, a category that includes private debt, jumped 18% to $2.29trn in 2017.

SEC can fend off a compliance fiasco

GPs could submit to regulations from many states or, if ILPA has its way, comply with a national standard on transparency of fees and expenses.

ILPA pushes SEC on transparency of fees and expenses

The LP group wants to see some changes, but at the same time retain certain rules, such as disclosure of AUM for large PE firms.

KKR: C-corp conversion is like moving to ‘the big ocean nearby’

The firm cited a broader investor pool and simplified tax reporting as drivers behind its decision to convert from a partnership.

KKR switches to C-corporation

Fitch Ratings says the move is not surprising, after Ares Management's decision.

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