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Big data is watching you

Technology has enabled investors to learn more about how infrastructure assets work than ever before – and they’re taking advantage of this insight in different ways.

RE execs unconvinced about disruptive tech

Around half of property executives polled remain skeptical of the benefits of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and augmented or virtual reality, according to the Altus Group. Real estate professionals are divided on the benefits of emerging technologies, a survey from real estate technology company Altus Group has revealed. The Altus Group CRE Innovation Report surveyed 400 […]

Decoding cybersecurity

The WannaCry and NotPetya cyberattacks that struck earlier this year have some important lessons for private fund managers wanting to keep their firms safe.

How to protect your firm from the hackers

No cybersecurity program can be totally foolproof, but there are key ways to reinforce any effort and mitigate the biggest cyber-risks.

Crowe Horwath: Five key factors for IT due diligence

Ignoring IT during the due diligence process exposes a company to unnecessary post-investment risk and might cause it to miss the opportunity to uncover potential inhibitors to advance its investment thesis.

CFO 2.0: Battling the threat

As external cyberattacks become ever more sophisticated and aggressive, fund managers need to ensure their security keeps pace

New kid on the block

Two private equity funds have adopted blockchain so far this year. Claire Wilson finds out how the tech-shy industry can benefit from the cutting edge.

Navigating tech in private equity

Today’s business intelligence technology offers real value for private equity firms but can be difficult to source and implement. pfm spoke with Alex Rodriguez of Crowe Horwath about how best to tap these powerful tools to get what GPs need the most.

Crowe Horwath: Cybersecurity damage control

The most rigorous cybersecurity program still can falter in the face of a natural disaster or highly skilled hacker. Bob Lullo of Crowe Horwath tells pfm how best to limit the damage of any crisis.

PE competes with tech on talent and salary

Top talent being enticed away by tech unicorns is pushing up salaries in private equity, says search firm Heidrick & Struggles.