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Marine Cole

As Americas Editor for Private Equity, Marine Cole oversees and directs the deployment of resources across PEI Media’s portfolio of private equity-focused titles in North America, including Private Equity International, private funds management and Secondaries Investor. Based in New York, she has been reporting and writing on finance and business topics for more than a decade, including credit markets, tax and accounting, retirement, marketing and personal finance.

The holy grail of private equity

The changes needed to include private equity in defined contribution retirement plans are drastic.

Lenders and lines: a guide to fund finance

From how to pick a lender to the types of lines available, delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum offered a mini explainer to the fund finance world.

Slow going for PE in US DC pensions

The changes needed to include private equity in defined contribution retirement plans are drastic.

A week with Blackstone’s CFO

Michael Chae, a deal guy who moved into management, on corporate finance and the three layers of the CFO role.

A week with Blackstone’s CFO

Michael Chae, a deal guy who moved into management, on corporate finance and the three layers of the CFO role.

Interesting times

US GPs do not seem too concerned about a tax reform limiting interest expense deductibility.

Under pressure

CFOs of lower mid-market private equity firms are facing mounting demands on the back and middle office, but finding the right release valve for fund administration duties is not always so simple.

Under pressure

CFOs of lower mid-market private equity firms are facing mounting demands on the back and middle office, but finding the right release valve for fund administration duties is not always so simple

Upping the ante on cybersecurity

Staying ahead of the curve on cybersecurity is no easy feat, especially as hacking methods grow ever more insidious. pfm gathered six industry leaders to discuss best practices, managing third-party risk and keeping up to snuff with the regulator.

Crystal clear: Carlyle CFO Mayrhofer on credit lines

Thomas Mayrhofer, chief financial officer for the Carlyle Group’s corporate private equity segment, explains what he considers best practice for the use of credit lines