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Three trends shaping the fund admin business

Technology, M&A and more sophisticated investors are shaping the fund administrators of the future.
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How the UK can still exert influence in Europe

The European Parliament has approved changes to the pre-marketing of alternatives funds that should make the process easier across the continent.

Fund administration special: Blue Wolf CFO on outsourcing

Blue Wolf Capital's chief financial officer, Joshua Cherry-Seto, discusses his biggest regret, most important lesson learned and best tips on outsourcing.

Hong Kong’s extradition crisis is a headwind for private equity

The territory's recent protests pose a challenge to attempts by the financial centre to cement its status as a private equity hub.

Are co-investment risks fully understood?

Co-investment is rapidly growing into a significant portion of private equity activity, but has yet to go through a whole cycle.

PEI 300: The advantages of scale

This year’s PEI 300 takes things up a notch on the size front; here’s why there’s no need to worry.

Why Investcorp is buying Mercury

We don’t often see managers buying placement agents, but in this instance the rationale is clear.

Carlyle’s Africa fund is a prime candidate for a GP-led secondaries process

Emerging market GP-led deals are rife with difficulties but Carlyle’s name and the dynamics of the secondaries market suggest a deal can be done on its Africa fund.

5 things we learned at the IFC’s Global Private Equity conference

Technology, fundraising challenges and trade wars were on the menu at the pre-eminent gathering of emerging markets private equity insiders.
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Blackstone’s impact success hinges on its secondaries relationships

The private equity giant's push into impact investing relies on the GP relationships and fund commitments its Strategic Partners unit has built.
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