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The holy grail of private equity

The changes needed to include private equity in defined contribution retirement plans are drastic.

The muddy waters of performance calculation

The private funds industry is institutionalizing, but the methods for calculating and reporting performance are still all over the place.

Private real estate must get the point about gender discrimination

Fear of losing money, warnings to be on best behavior or considering skipping events are misguided reactions to the events at the President’s Club charity dinner.

The people business

With CFOs identifying talent attrition as one of the biggest risks facing their firms today, investing in human capital management is a no-brainer.

CFOs and COOs Forum: Heard in the Hyatt

We look at the hot topics from the industry’s premier gathering for private fund finance and operations execs in New York last week.

Reasons to be cheerful

Belief that the Trump administration will be positive for private fund managers has plummeted over the past 12 months, but there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic in 2018.

How to protect your private fund legacy

As the industry matures, some of its iconic founders are addressing the future of their firms – and how to keep their legacies alive.

GDPR compliance is now front and center

The delayed introduction of UK manager compliance rules means firms can now focus on General Data Protection Regulation.

All in the same boat

US managers navigating changes to interest deductibility rules can turn to their British and German counterparts for advice and, if they’re lucky, hope.