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How escalating US-China tensions are reshaping private equity

American GPs with Chinese capital may have to re-think not just their deal and exit strategies but also future fundraising.

Treaty to make French taxes ‘more difficult to avoid’ for Luxembourg funds

A Luxembourg lawyer says funds reliant on treaty relief should be 'alert to risks' once the double-tax agreement between the two countries goes into effect next year.

Three approaches to calculate waterfall in private equity systems

Consultant Gert-Tom Draisma lays out the options in the extract from The Definitive Guide to Carried Interest.

How individual investors can influence PE firms in C-corp switch

For shareholders, the true appeal of listed fund managers such as Blackstone, Carlyle and KKR lies in their long-term potential.

States could fall like dominoes in carry tax ‘fairness fix’

If one enacts legislation to tax PE execs more heavily, a host of others could follow.

Pressing the reset button: tax considerations of resetting management equity

Chartered tax advisor Peter Abbott of Macfarlanes explains the UK tax implications of the move.

ILPA launches portfolio company metrics tool to help GPs provide info

The template standardizes the request by LPs for portfolio company information, which typically has been customized.

Jersey moves to reassure funds ahead of Brexit

Amid evidence that Luxembourg is taking more private fund business due to Brexit fears, the Jersey Fund Association says UK managers 'shouldn’t panic' when choosing a new domicile.

GPs abusing ‘hedge clauses’ to dodge fiduciary duty: ILPA

An LP lobby group says a change in Delaware law and an SEC no-action letter unleashed a 'perfect storm' to the detriment of private fund investors.

New 2ND Capital hires CFO

The firm, founded by former AlpInvest executive Tjarko Hektor, has added a CFO and two associates.

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