News & Analysis

PODCAST: How to avoid pitfalls in stapled deals

Blue chip managers are using stapled secondaries deals to boost fundraising and provide liquidity to LPs. In this 17-minute podcast, lawyers from Proskauer, Debevoise & Plimpton and MJ Hudson discuss how GPs and LPs should approach this increasing transaction type.

North America PE/VC compensation survey underway

The deadline is ticking for completion of a major report looking into the compensation strategies among private equity and venture capital firms.

Understand upcoming CFIUS changes before it’s too late

The passing of FIRRMA changes the scope of CFIUS and could have implications for US and non-US private equity funds. Simon Witney and Jeffrey Cunard of Debevoise explain.

Lessons in how to start a scale private equity firm

Former KKR dealmaker Alex Navab will probably set records for his debut fundraise. Here’s what other managers can learn from his approach.

The best CFO and compliance events

Put these CFO events with great line-ups in your calendar.

Recruiter: ‘It is not OK to be a glorified controller any more’

How much can I earn? What skills do need? PFM quizzes a recruiter on the profile of the modern private equity firm CFO.

When unicorns don’t fly, who pays the price?

In the wake of the Theranos scandal, some managers fret that if their own unicorns fail to meet expectations, investors may resort to litigation. It’s unlikely, but possible.

Regulation S-P: keeping client data on the D-L

The direction of travel is towards greater scrutiny of how private information is stored and used. A recent risk alert gives a steer.

Briefing: Are you in breach of Regulation S-P?

OCIE’s most recent risk alert is about client data: find out what compliance issues they found and why private equity firms should pay attention.

Apollo converts to C-corp as it passes $300bn AUM mark

The firm is the latest in a string of private market money managers to make the change, citing an expected increase in its share liquidity.

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