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Legal special: OCIE sharpens exam focus

The increasing sophistication of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations may prove a mixed blessing, as exams take less time but prove more rigorous.

Legal special: Litigation when unicorns don’t fly

In the wake of the Theranos scandal, some managers fret that when their own unicorns fail to meet expectations, investors may resort to litigation. It’s unlikely, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.

Future special: How automation will affect operations

AI and other automation technologies will offer plenty to the operational side of private equity firms, but these cutting-edge solutions will still need in-house expertise to live up to their potential

Legal special: OCIE sharpens exam focus

The increasing sophistication of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations may prove a mixed blessing, as exams take less time but prove more rigorous.

Legal special: litigation after a ‘unicorn’ valuation

In the wake of the Theranos scandal, some managers fret that when their own unicorns fail to meet expectations, investors may resort to litigation. It’s unlikely, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.

How automation will affect operations

AI and other automation technologies will offer plenty to the operational side of private equity firms, but these cutting-edge solutions will still need in-house expertise to live up to their potential

CalPERS hunts for new talent

The state pension fund will start accepting proposals for its programme to commit to new private equity investment managers on 11 July.

CalPERS CIO hints at possible PE cuts

Ted Eliopoulos cited controversies over fee transparency and its current governance system as the reason it may need to shrink its private equity allocation.

Bain to take Japan’s SunTelephone private

The $550m SunTelephone acquisition represents Bain Capital’s second Asian deal, as the Boston firm preps a dedicated fund for the region and names a high-profile local professional.

AIG closes fund of funds on $637.3m

The global insurer’s fourth fund of funds vehicle closed well in excess of both its $400m target and its $239m predecessor.

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