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Human Capital special: Why hiring in PE is getting tougher

The competition for hiring top talent in private equity is getting fiercer, and high salaries may no longer be enough to entice candidates.

Lessons for a smooth succession plan

Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone’s Strategic Partners began transfers of power this year. Other firms should take note of some key elements.

Pressing the reset button: tax considerations of resetting management equity

Chartered tax advisor Peter Abbott of Macfarlanes explains the UK tax implications of the move.

LP of the future: tying pay to performance

Staying competitive on remuneration will take some creative thinking.

States continue the fight on carried interest tax

The battle over carried interest tax at state-level rests on whether it is seen as a reward for labour or for risk.

The arms race in fund admin

The complexity of fund administration is creating competition among service providers for talent and technology.

Fund finance: The rise of the hybrids

Fund finance facilities have traditionally been linked to uncalled LP commitments, but the focus is increasingly now on underlying portfolio investments. Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith explains the trend

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.

Hall of Fame #4: Hellman & Friedman V

The fourth Hall of Famer marks Hellman & Friedman's second entry on the list.

Tax reform leaves firms weighing up the possibilities

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects almost all aspects of how private equity funds are managed. Here’s what we know so far.

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