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Former PE exec to face SEC fraud charges

A former partner at Hong Kong-based Summitview Capital Management faces charges of insider trading.

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.

New Mexico SIC to validate all GP fees

The $23bn sovereign wealth fund has hired fund services firm Colmore to validate the fees and carry it pays to its managers.

Shift in carry models is ‘complicating’ fund comparisons

The range of carry models being employed make it more complicated for LPs to compare funds, says MJ Hudson managing partner Eamon Devlin.

UK to drop outside top 5 in PE country attractiveness after Brexit

The UK will lose its status as the second most attractive destination for private equity investors after Brexit, says a business school report.

The 15-year road to Tilton’s Zohar bankruptcy

Patriarch Partners' CEO Lynn Tilton placed three CLO funds into bankruptcy earlier this month, the latest move in a 15-year long saga that has included numerous lawsuits and a victory against the SEC.

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.

Shift in carry models is ‘complicating’ fund comparisons

The range of carry models being employed make it more complicated for LPs to compare funds, says MJ Hudson managing partner Eamon Devlin.

Using big data to gain an edge

From machine-learning algorithms to iPad apps and blockchain, funds of funds are embracing the data revolution.

Lies, damned lies and performance

Can past performance help LPs pick future winners?

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