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Fund finance: The rise of the hybrids

Fund finance facilities have traditionally been linked to uncalled LP commitments, but the focus is increasingly now on underlying portfolio investments. Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith explains the trend

Get someone to go over the waterfall

Tim Eberle, vice-president at fund services business Citco, makes the case for third-party verification of waterfall calculations.

The impact of MiFID II

Following the application of MiFID II on January 3, John Young, financial regulatory counsel at Ropes & Gray, takes stock of the impact on EU private equity.

Breaking into the Korean LP market

The regulatory basics for alternative fund managers wanting to entice the country’s institutional investors into their funds, by Molly Diggins and Albert Jun of Monument Group.

Ensuring alignment

In this extract from The LPA Anatomised, Adam Turtle, Rede Partners, and Emma Cleveland, Cleveland & Co Associates, discuss carry models and GP commitments.

Splitting the difference: SEC vs NFA exams

Claudia Ranieri and Susan Lynskey of Alaric Compliance Services examine the gap between the Securities and Exchange Commission and National Futures Association’s requirements.

Should end of life be a new beginning?

Negotiations and arrangements for the remaining portfolio can prove fiendishly complicated when a fund approaches the end of its term. Julie Corelli of Pepper Hamilton considers the challenges

Ensuring alignment

In this extract from The LPA Anatomised, Adam Turtle, Rede Partners, and Emma Cleveland, Cleveland & Co Associates, discuss carry models and GP commitments.

The rise of asset-based lending

Asset-based fund finance has a number of benefits for private fund managers, but they must conduct thorough due diligence, write Shiraz Allidina, director, and Michael Peterson, managing director, at Citco Capital Solutions.

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