PEF Services, a fund administrator for Alternative Investment Managers, today has released a new white paper entitled “Distribution Waterfalls: The Definitive Guide for Limited Partners.”
With private equity set to further blossom over the next decade and continue its AUM expansion, it will become incumbent upon industry leaders to explore new ways to deliver growth in their firms’ portfolios.
Private equity investors in companies with reputational challenges may see valuations discounted at IPOs or other strategic exits, according to a new white paper published by Steel City Re, which provides insurances and reputation risk governance advice for companies and their executives.
CAMRADATA has published a new whitepaper entitled ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Private Debt Investing’, which examines the opportunities, challenges and innovation of private debt strategies, sharing insight from investment managers who attended a recent roundtable on private debt.
CEPRES presents the world's largest ever analysis of LP Co-Investments based on 4,659 Co-Investments, as an update to the 2018 report. Read all of the findings here.
Investment professionals, financial executives and mergers and acquisition execs are increasingly using ‘alternative’ data to obtain a competitive edge. Satellite images of shopping centre parking lots, trucking schedules, mobile phone usage patterns and more can offer insights that create an edge in finding investment opportunities, vetting acquisition targets and closing deals.
Treasury operations due diligence is expanding well beyond the historical focus on cash controls, and now includes a more evolved and optimised manager’s treasury function. This is not only essential to minimising counterparty risk, but also key to reducing costs and adding incremental yield.
Transparency in alternative assets requires ‘collaborative partnership’ between investors and asset managers, says Northern Trust
Northern Trust has released a white paper outlining key steps investment managers and investors can take to potentially achieve greater transparency in alternative investments such as hedge funds, private equity, infrastructure, real estate and natural resources.
For non-US fund managers wishing to tap into the US retirement marketplace, setting up a Collective Investment Trust (CIT) could be an attractive proposition, given the growth of defined contribution (DC) assets. Thanks to their ease of set-up, speed to market, and share class flexibility, CITs are enjoying a renaissance period.
Much like a brooding teenager, cash has become a high maintenance asset class as a result of events over the last few years. Whether it is finding liquidity to put to work for new investment strategies (or, for that matter, support existing ones in terms of collateral management) or looking for ways to invest cash to improve investment yield, traditional approaches to liquidity management have become increasingly problematic.