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Proskauer: Funds should prepare for worst-case Brexit scenario

The law firm advises funds to act now to put contingency plans in place for a no-deal split between the UK and EU.

Jersey’s online fund applications process could ‘revolutionize’ sector

New technology and tools should speed up the authorization process.

A primer on blockchain and artificial intelligence for PE

Advances in blockchain and artificial intelligence will help drive efficiency and provide scenarios to drive business decisions in private equity, writes Vishal Shukla.

Auxo: A small firm ringing big changes to fund terms

Breaking from tradition, Auxo Growth Holdings I has no management fees and all of its LPs are invested in the management company.

Riverside’s management CFO envisions a back-office revolution

Jason Murphy dreams of a ‘daily close’ for the firm’s books, helped by AI.

LISTEN: Where are hurdle rates trending?

With managers increasingly putting pressure on LPs to enter the carry early, Threadmark partner Patricia Wilkinson and PEI senior editors Toby Mitchenall, Bruno Alves and Jonathan Brasse look across asset classes to find out whether the status quo really is changing.

The seven problems with carried interest allocation

Simon Havers of executive search firm Odgers Berndtson details why carried interest allocation is not smooth sailing.

How you should protect data from cyberattack

As asset managers become increasingly exposed to cybercrime, one not-for-profit is developing interoperability standards that would prevent private equity firms from becoming the target of cyber-criminals.

WATCH: Integrity at stake as GPs struggle with data science

Fund managers are not taking advantage of modern intelligence tools that would allow them to do more thorough underwriting, claims Matthias Kirchgaessner, an external advisor at Plexus Investments, at the Germany Forum hosted by sister title Private Debt Investor.

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.

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