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People moves: Blackstone, Pomona, Landmark promotions

Hires and promotions at fund managers, service providers and lawyers.

How fundraising is affected by Brexit

With delegation rules a hot topic and the possibility of some investment being withdrawn from UK-focused funds, Brexit is already having an impact. Samuel Brooks of Macfarlanes explores some of the key issues.

The holy grail of private equity

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

Cybersecurity a low priority for Asian GPs

Asian GPs do not plan to increase their spending on digital threats while market regulation and tax regulation are bigger concerns, according to a report by Augentius.

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.

BVI eyes PE funds with limited partnership overhaul

The reforms include greater flexibility for GPs and LPs to define their roles, liabilities and limitations and the ability to borrow capital to finance operations.

WATCH NOW: How are PE firms embracing tech?

In this two-minute video Simon Havers, former managing partner of Baird Capital and BVCA chairman, gives his view on the adoption of technology in PE operations.

Pomona promotes CFO to partner

John Stephens's promotion comes as the secondaries firm seeks $1.75bn for Fund IX.

Mega-funds and their mega-financings

Co-ordinating large subscription lines for mega-funds presents a unique set of challenges, write Debevoise & Plimpton’s Thomas Smith and Felix Paterson.