The 'Private Equity Technology Report 2021' special report comprises eight separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Five questions to assess your fundraising operations

Five questions to assess your fundraising operations

By Katey Bogue, Head of Private Fund Solutions, Nasdaq Private Fund Solutions – As the size and importance of private fund portfolios continue to scale rapidly for LPs, so too do the complexities of raising and reporting for GPs. There are increasing volumes of portfolio data to harness, more demands from investors to address, and more operational risks to navigate.

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How technology will drive success

How technology will drive success

Faced with historic low-interest rates and equity markets at all-time highs, allocators are directing record capital flows towards the world’s private markets. But, for the asset managers racing to capture those flows, there is no easy money. 

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How about some love for the GP?

How about some love for the GP?

By Rebecca Symonds, Chief Operating Officer, EWM Global – Private equity firms are digitally transforming their operating environments at break-neck pace. From the front- to the middle- and onto the back office, technology has revolutionized the way that firms interact with their investors, portfolio companies and even the regulators.

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Training and technology are critical to ensuring cybersecurity for private equity firms

Training and technology are critical to ensuring cybersecurity for private equity firms

Over the past 18 months, the shift towards working from home has exposed private equity firms to a far higher threat of cyberattacks, and many have wanted to review their cybersecurity options to ensure good defences against cyber-attack, says George Ralph, Global Managing Director and CRO of business IT consultancy RFA, who specialise in cloud, data, and cybersecurity solutions.