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Simon Havers of executive search firm Odgers Berndtson details why carried interest allocation is not smooth sailing.
GPs have more skin in the game, according to a survey by MJ Hudson – but whose skin is it?
There are specific, practical steps that LPs can take to improve fund controls and reduce the risk of wrongdoing.
In the final instalment of a three-part series, long-time limited partner turned consultant Ray Maxwell reflects on shortcomings of the hurdle rate in private equity and proposes an alternative.
Head of global private investment research Andrea Auerbach discusses a market in which fees are becoming harder to track and GPs are on the front foot, in this in-depth 25-minute video interview.
Long-time limited partner turned consultant Ray Maxwell says private equity should benefit from either significant carried interest or high fees – but not both.
If one US state enacts legislation to tax private equity execs more heavily, a host of others could follow.
One investor said the original rate was ‘just not a standard hurdle’.
Plans to simplify the limited partnership agreement are ambitious, lawyers say.

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