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TPG takes on impact investing but hesitates on disclosure

Executives from TPG’s The Rise Fund have not been shy about a desire to lead ‘impact investing’. That ambition would be helped if they could be more explicit about how that impact will be measured.

China’s Yunfeng hires general counsel

Shaolin Luo has joined the firm - set up by tech giant Alibaba founder Jack Ma - from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in Beijing.

Tech Q&A: Data in diligence

Technology poses some of the biggest issues for a modern private equity firm. In the second of four parts, leading tech expert Fleur Hicks describes where data fits in with due diligence.

SEC drafts goals, including changes to ‘outdated’ rules

The agency's Strategic Plan for 2018-22 addresses the transformations in capital markets and seeks to update regulation.

Fund domiciles: Jockeying for position

As the deadline for the UK to leave the EU approaches, Ireland and Luxembourg are winning the race to be the domicile of choice for London-based managers.

The price of Luxembourg’s Brexit bonus

The Grand Duchy is a big beneficiary of Britain's decision to leave the EU, but locals are grumbling that life is not what it used to be.

Montana continues build-out with CFO hire

The appointment of Katja Baur follows that of former Adveq chief Sven Liden, who became COO of the secondaries buyer last month.

Combating discrimination

Basic steps can help prevent harassment and the damage it does to women’s careers. It’s time firms in real estate and other asset classes took them.

Manage cyber-risk successfully

Randy Wilson and James Martin of consultants Cendrowski Corporate Advisors describe the key steps that should be taken to secure data held by private equity firms

States continue the fight on carried interest tax

The battle over carried interest tax at state-level rests on whether it is seen as a reward for labor or for risk.

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