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Blackstone’s bonuses 75% higher for men than for women

Blackstone, which said the discrepancy was due to three-quarters of its investment team being male, pays men on average 30% more an hour.

Rhone Group controller joins Maitland

Frank Ferrara has joined the advisory and fund administration firm to manage new business and oversee relationship management.

Abraaj loses CFO

Ashish Dave’s departure is the latest blow for the embattled firm

Blackstone sees potential ‘significant adverse effect’ from US tax reform

The investment firm is also concerned by the Trump administration's protectionist policies and potential competition for its credit business.

Pollen Street Capital on hunt for CFO

The RBS spin-out, which closed its first full fund on £402 million last month, is also looking to make several associate-level hires in private equity.

People moves: Blackstone, Pomona, Landmark promotions

Hires and promotions at fund managers, service providers and lawyers.

Five most read in 2017

The top five stories from www.privatefundsmanagement.net over the past 12 months

Evolving perspectives: 2018 outlook

The great and the good of private fund finance and compliance gathered first in New York, and then in San Francisco, to discuss the most pressing fund operations and regulation issues of the moment, and to look at what awaits them in 2018.

Adams Street opens Seoul office

Chris Cho, who joined the Adams Street Partners this month from Lazard Asset Management, will head the firm's Seoul outpost as a principal.

Under pressure

CFOs of lower mid-market private equity firms are facing mounting demands on the back and middle office, but finding the right release valve for fund administration duties is not always so simple

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