News & Analysis

Half of institutional investors seek to increase private debt exposure – BlackRock

Private credit is set to benefit from a shift away from public equities and into private markets and fixed income, according the investment manager’s latest survey.

PE report puts AIC on the front foot with new Congress

The industry body aims to show incoming members the benefits private equity can bring at local level.

Four stories to monitor in 2019

What do we think we will be reporting this year? Data will feature heavily.

DATA SNAPSHOT: Endowments and foundations grow more concerned over fees

Two-fifths of the investors said fees are a greater concern than ever due to more muted return expectations, according to NEPC data.

Lightyear settles with SEC for overcharging investors

The settlement was the result of an SEC examination that started in December 2016.

DATA SNAPSHOT: Sizing up the GP commitment

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

SEC seeks comment on proposal allowing PE firms to share bank’s name

The Volcker Rule forbids a bank or investment advisor from sharing the same name or a variation of the same name with a private equity fund that it creates.

Hot topics for the year ahead

California’s data law and cyber-risk management figure strongly on private equity agendas.

The year in soundbites

From panic setting in ahead of GDPR to growing pains in Luxembourg, 2018 proved to be a year with plenty to say about in pfm.

Key trends of 2018: Cybersecurity takes center stage

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

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