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How tax reform will drive dealmaking

Jerome Schwartzman, David Lee and Winston Shows from Houlihan Lokey discuss how tax changes will affect private equity, identifying the winners and losers.

PRI: A more sophisticated approach

The UN-supported PRI is having a ‘transformative’ effect on the private equity industry, says managing director Fiona Reynolds.

Mega-funds and their mega-financings

Co-ordinating large subscription lines for mega-funds presents a unique set of challenges, write Debevoise & Plimpton’s Thomas Smith and Felix Paterson.

Fund selection in impact investment

Due diligence requires a fundamentally different approach in order to make an impact alongside a financial return, says strategy veteran Julia Balandina Jaquier.

Responsible investment: Cybersecurity rises up ESG agenda

As the reach of hackers extends, GPs are increasingly viewing strong cybersecurity as a critical pillar of responsible investing.