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How to model front-loaded preferred return in American-style waterfalls

The model, which effectively marries a European-style preferred return concept with an American-style return of capital calculation, can serve to ensure equitable compensation of both LPs and GPs, writes Timothy Eberle of Citco Fund Services.

UK adapts proposals to reform law on insolvency, corporate governance

Credit should be given to the UK government for listening carefully to concerns expressed by stakeholders in private equity modifying its proposals, write Simon Witney and Christopher Boyne.

The holy trinity of terms: preferred return

In the final instalment of a three-part series, long-time limited partner turned consultant Ray Maxwell reflects on shortcomings of the hurdle rate in private equity and proposes an alternative.

A primer on blockchain and artificial intelligence for PE

Advances in blockchain and artificial intelligence will help drive efficiency and provide scenarios to drive business decisions in private equity, writes Vishal Shukla.

Brexit: a summer flurry of activity but still no clarity for PE

A disorderly Brexit may be anticipated, given that the so-called Chequers Plan is under attack from all sides, write Simon Witney and Patricia Volhard.

The holy trinity of terms: management fees

Long-time limited partner turned consultant Ray Maxwell says private equity should benefit from either significant carried interest or high fees – but not both.

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