The 'Outsourcing in Focus 2021' special report comprises three separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Case for outsourcing bolstered by industry shifts

Case for outsourcing bolstered by industry shifts

By A Paris - The case for private equity outsourcing has been bolstered in the past year as general partners (GPs) are having to handle larger volumes of data and compliance teams are stretched to their limit. Industry participants have attested to the growing burden that private equity operations are facing and the potential fragmentation to which they may be vulnerable.

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Data requirements drive middle office outsourcing

Data requirements drive middle office outsourcing

This past year has proven that general partners (GPs) can retain control and oversight over the various functions within their firm, even while working with outsourced partners. The shift to virtual working demonstrated that the ability to interact and collaborate across an organisation is in no way hampered by being in remote locations. In addition, the focus on data is driving the need for external support in middle office functions.