The Securities and Exchange Commission has tightened its approach on valuation best practice. Rebecca Akrofie asks if the same style of regulation is headed to Europe.
LP demands and regulatory scrutiny mean third-party valuations are more crucial than ever, but hiring the right expert requires a mix of art and science, as Rob Kotecki reports.
How can firms ensure their valuation processes meet the needs of their investors while keeping the regulators happy? Claire Wilson gathered six experts to find out.
As more private equity firms hire ESG heads to hone their responsible investing strategies, Graeme Kerr looks at what is needed to succeed in this increasingly crucial role.
Staff shake-ups at law firms aren’t confined to King & Wood Mallesons, as Claire Wilson reports
It seemed a match made in heaven – the European private equity focus of SJ Berwin and the Asian expertise of King & Wood Mallesons. Insiders tell pfm how it all went wrong.
Almost 500 delegates met in New York for pfm’s annual gathering for private fund back-office teams to discuss their concerns, as Claire Wilson reports.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s focus is likely to switch from implementing the Dodd-Frank Act to unraveling it.
The cybersecurity rules New York State will introduce in March may have been diluted, but firms need to make sure they have a watertight risk assessment.
Ibiza's calling for Trilantic, MCH Private Equity, GPF Capital and some of its own LPs following Pacha nightclub acquisition.
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