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Human Capital special: Gender diversity has a long way to go

It's inching up the priority list at private equity firms, but progress is slow.

Impact funds play the long game

Permanent capital structures can help investors navigate volatility and complex regulation, but convincing limited partners can be slow going.

What LPs care about most when performing due diligence

A GP's team size, track record and style drift are given significantly greater value than culture, succession planning and the gender pay gap.

LPs lukewarm on ESG

Only one-third of LPs describe ESG as a major consideration, but that doesn’t tell the full story, pension funds say.

Naqvi launched last ditch attempt to save Abraaj

The founder submitted a plan in August that included giving up carry and disposing of assets over several years, according to documents seen by PEI.

UK regulator taps USS exec to drive fee template adoption

The Cost Transparency Initiative – which covers around £180bn of scheme assets – will run a pilot phase to test the new templates and supporting materials until January 2019.

Monitor Clipper’s Evans is on a mission to get more women into PE

The CFO of Monitor Clipper Partners is doing her bit to redress the industry’s problem with diversity.

Ineffective GP-LP reporting ‘hurts’ private equity

Complexity, opacity and a lack of standardisation have slowed efforts to improve reporting, a conference has heard.

The value of diversity

Diversity is now recognised as a value-creation driver. Watch market participants talk about what can be done and read the seven steps you need to take to ensure an inclusive workplace.

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