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Lenders and lines: a guide to fund finance

From how to pick a lender to the types of lines available, delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum offered a mini explainer to the fund finance world.

The rise of asset-based lending

Asset-based fund finance has a number of benefits for private fund managers, but they must conduct thorough due diligence, write Shiraz Allidina, director, and Michael Peterson, managing director, at Citco Capital Solutions

WATCH: Carried interest – a top up from ‘comfort’ to ‘super-comfort’?

Junior private fund management staff are increasingly concerned the carried interest boat will pass them by, so may look to advisory positions for greater financial security

Demanding a tighter ship

LPs are calling for improved governance structures within funds, including better transparency on fees and performance calculations, according to data from Vistra.

REEM Summit: Consultants talk conflicts of interest

The issue is not necessarily a black-and-white topic, speakers at the conference said on Wednesday.

Paying the price

Fees and expenses remain a top concern for limited partners but carry distribution is also a worry, writes David Turner

Fees & Expenses: Paying the price

Fees and expenses remain a top concern for LPs for whom carry distribution is also a worry, writes David Turner.

The dividing lines of fund finance

When it comes to the use of subscription credit lines, private equity firms will not be able to please all the LPs all of the time.

Why funds are reaching for a finance umbrella

Umbrella fund finance facilities can be a convenient and cost efficient option for managers with a number of strategies under one roof. Leon Stephenson and Alex Griffiths of law firm Reed Smith explain why.