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PERE Fund Administration 2018

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 12:29

This Private Equity Wire Special Report, produced in conjunction with the leading global names in the PERE funds servicing business, reviews the range of innovation solutions on offer to GPs and examines the outlook for this fast-growing sector

The 'PERE Fund Administration 2018' special report comprises 6 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
James Williams, Private Equity Wire

Time to seize the moment

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 12:47

The decision to outsource among PERE managers is complex and based on a mix of variables unique to each manager. However, there are a number of key trends which are relevant: »

Arnaud Garel-Galais, CACEIS

Project management creates greater harmonisation

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 12:51

Crédit Agricole, through its private equity funds group, is one of the leaders in financing, depositary and fund administration services in Europe for PERE and Infra funds. Its various entities are involved in all stages of the lifecycle of the funds. »

David Bailey, Augentius

Outsourcing gives GPs time to focus on deal-making

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 13:13

When Augentius first opened its doors in 2002, it was the only business in London providing outsourced fund administration to the UK general partner community. There were administrators in Jersey and Guernsey but nobody in mainland UK. »

Jim Cass, SEI

Building traction in the PERE fund space

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 13:17

It seems institutional investors cannot get enough of private equity. Last year, global PE funds raised USD453 billion, surpassing the previous record of USD414 billion raised in 2007, according to the last figures released by Preqin. »

Sean Murray, Sanne Group

Outsourcing set to continue as investors push for transparency

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 13:21

Over the last few years, arguably since the introduction of the AIFM Directive in Europe, there has been a definitive trend among PERE fund managers to push their internal accounting and reporting processes to more specialist outsourced providers. »

Jil Calton, UMB Fund Services

Putting managers in control of their data

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 13:46

With private equity enjoying a surge in interest among institutional investors keen to seek out longer-term yield away from traditional asset classes, the opportunities for fund administrators to provide outsourced services are compelling. »

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