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Rebecca Akrofie

Rebecca Akrofie is a News Reporter at private funds management covering private equity management, regulation and legislative developments.

LPs: ‘Aggressive culture’ puts women off GP roles

Work-life balance is also better at LPs than at fund managers, research by Coller Capital found.

Being Brexit-savvy

Fund managers have the ability to navigate even the trickiest of outcomes. Rebecca Akrofie lays out the marketing options

Guernsey to implement GDPR equivalent

The Channel Islands fund hub is aiming to keep pace with EU regulatory change, according to law firm Carey Olsen.

‘We raised $1m in less than five days’

The MoonSail Capital and Clearlake partners who founded ‘Private Equity 4 Puerto Rico’ tell pfm about their $10m effort to provide relief to the US territory in its hour of need.

SEC to focus on retail investors in 2018 – Proskauer

The US regulator’s spotlight on ‘Main Street investors’ means private funds enforcement will focus on retail investors with access to non-public investments, according to the law firm.

A larger slice of the pie

Salaries for junior staff in Europe are rising faster than for those at the top of the tree. Rebecca Akrofie finds out what is driving the numbers.

‘Delegation is not dead’, says Luxembourg regulator

Some delegation will still be allowed if there is a hard or ‘no-deal’ Brexit, the CSSF’s international affairs counsel says.

SocGen: The future of PE is retail

Retail investors looking for better yields in a regulated market will increasingly look to private equity, says Société Générale’s head of regulation in Luxembourg.

UK’s SMRC to boost hiring in PE firms

The UK’s senior manager regime may lead to an increase in headcount, says one general counsel.

Legal terms scupper LPAC institutionalization

Investors’ caution over their legal status and liability means LPACs are unlikely to take on greater responsibilities