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VIDEO: Blackstone’s CFO on how to prepare for a downturn

Speaking at the PEI CFOs & COOs Forum, Michael Chae warns that in a downturn, the macro can overwhelm the micro.

Public pension: ‘aggressive’ secondaries processes breaking down alignment

The $75bn Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund says it has received 'innovative' and 'conflict-riddled' secondaries proposals.

Bored of diversity yet? You shouldn’t be

Private fund CFOs: if you haven’t been tasked with creating a more diverse workforce, you probably will be.

9 things we learned at the CFOs & COOs Forum

From cybersecurity woes to valuation challenges to benchmark selection, the team rounds up the top talking points from our 16th annual forum.

DATA SNAPSHOT: Sizing up the GP commitment

The GP's commitment to a new fund varies and can depend on the amount of funding.

Key trends of 2018: Cybersecurity takes center stage

Less than half of CFOs and operational executives feel well-prepared to handle a cyber-attack.

Key trends of 2018: Is it time to convert to C-corp?

One of the biggest talking points of the year was whether to join KKR in switching to C-corp status.

Stories of the year: Q4

Fees came under the spotlight in the fourth quarter with the release of pfm’s latest benchmarking survey.

Stories of the year: Q3

Artificial intelligence and how private equity could best use blockchain technology were hot topics for discussion.

DATA SNAPSHOT: US firms hesitate on marketing in Europe

Our pfm/SANNE CFO Survey 2018 shows that only 38% of US CFOs said their private equity firms are marketing in the region.

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