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"Technology is not a sector it's an enabler" – Q&A with Gateway Partners' Huda al-Lawati

"Technology is not a sector it's an enabler" – Q&A with Gateway Partners' Huda al-Lawati

Originally from Oman, Huda al Lawati (pictured) has earned degrees in both Business Economics and Neuroscience from US-based Brown University. Having joined Saudi-listed consumer conglomerate Savola as chief investment officer in 2015, she was responsible for portfolio management, M&A, investor relations and strategy there.

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When exploring a registered-fund adaptation, avoid these all-too-common roadblocks 

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By Terry Gallagher (pictured), EVP, Director of Fund Accounting & Administration, UMB Fund Services – When private equity managers decide to adapt an existing strategy from a partnership to a registered-fund structure, they may run into roadblocks – and wish they had considered some key issues earlier in the process. Below are the most common issues, based on my work on fund-formation with private fund managers. 

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