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IFC’s COO on managing a global footprint

Ruth Horowitz, deputy CEO and COO for the asset management arm of the International Finance Corporation, tells pfm how following best practice and outsourcing where needed has helped it manage growth over the last decade.

GPs who report to investors more frequently have higher returns: eFront

LPs with higher AUM are also more likely to have their reporting requests realized, a recent survey showed.

Reporting has never been so important

High quality reporting is correlated with better performance, says one recent study, which means the CFO is more crucial than ever. 

SGG Group completes acquisition of Augentius

The deal will see SGG's assets under administration rise from $250bn to $400bn, adding to its global presence, especially in Europe.

DATA SNAPSHOT: LPs are demanding more from CFOs

Investors can find it helpful to meet CFOs during the due diligence process, especially when it comes to concerns related to fees and expenses.

DATA SNAPSHOT: Firms prefer to deal with restructurings and extensions later rather than sooner

Some GPs think it’s impossible to predict fees and expenses for the restructuring and extension of a fund, so they would rather not include it in their LPAs.

For the record: How CVC does compliance

Raju Hussain, CVC's compliance chief, explains how he keeps the $70bn firm on the right side of its many regulators and how he guided it through three exams.

CCOs need to fill in compliance grey areas with paperwork

An SEC ruling on email monitoring has done little to clarify the limits of compliance chiefs’ liability.

SEC’s head of San Francisco office to leave agency

Jina Choi’s departure follows a string of recent high-level officials stepping down, with skills and leadership that can be difficult to replace.

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