PE Tech Report

Special Reports

Liquid currents: Private market trends towards a flexible future

April 2024 | Private markets undercurrents of late suggest a distinct focus on liquidity, as LP demands for distributions intensify and firms look to buy time and complete turnarounds. This report takes a closer look at the liquidity-focused solutions emerging in private markets, their current value, and the longer-term feasibility

In motion: Disruptive technology meets a transforming private equity industry 

Feb 2024 | While disruptive tech debates have explored all manner of potential applications – from the mundane to the very far-fetched – many have centred around the fact that AI’s reliability and customisability challenges will take time to iron out. This report explores the dichotomy of private equity’s interaction with

Investor interest: LP concerns and priorities going into 2024  

January 2024 | Asset managers are almost always at the mercy of investor priorities, which remain persistently unpredictable against a volatile macro-economic backdrop. Opinions are mixed about prospects of a recession in 2024, the timeline for interest rate stabilisation, and the overall deals landscape as a result. This report aims

Transformation track: Private equity’s journey to a tech-powered future

Positioned at the intersection between the evolution of the private equity market and compliance pressures, this report – produced by Ontra and Private Equity Wire – explores the ways PE firms are using tech to transform and grow. It examines the state of industry digitisation and the journeys firms are

Singapore: The ‘go to’ domicile for Asia Pacific expansion

Singapore continues to make significant efforts to further promote the appeal of the Lion City to hedge funds, private equity and other alternative investment managers, and it seems that its strategy is working. In 2020, Singapore’s asset management industry grew strongly, with assets under management (AuM) rising more than 17

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Luxembourg upholds its hallmark of quality under AIFMD

Luxembourg's funds industry is marching ahead as Europe's leading funds domicile if figures released by the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI) are anything to go by. According to ALFI, March saw the Grand Duchy enjoy record net sales and a growth of AUM.  Total assets now total EUR3.53

ariel view of Malta

Developments and opportunities in Malta

By Dr Michael Xuereb, MFSA – Following several years of fund platform developments, the MFSA has more recently been focusing its efforts on upgrading and enhancing the product structuring framework. The Securitisation Act, which came into effect in 2006, introduced important legal changes which greatly improved the scope for structuring

Felicity Cole, Mamo TCV Advocates

Malta – the optimum choice for private equity

"Malta provides an outstanding opportunity for private equity and venture capital managers. It has a flexible LP structure, an extensive network of double tax treaties, a favourable local tax regime and experienced service providers who can provide a cost-effective solution," comments Felicity Cole (pictured), Head of the Funds Department at

Joseph M Camilleri, Valletta Fund Services

Fund formation considerations in Malta

When it comes to the formation process, funds in Malta may take different legal forms and with respect to hedge funds, the most popular structure is the SICAV. The formation process is two-fold: • The fund licensing process, handled by Malta's financial regulator, the Malta Financial Services Authority (`MFSA') and;


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