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Three key trends from GRESB’s 2018 Infra Assessment

GRESB is the leading global environmental, social and governance benchmark for real assets. Working in collaboration with the industry, the organisation defines the standard for sustainability performance in real assets, providing standardised and validated ESG data to 75 institutional investors, representing more than $18 trillion in institutional capital. The results from the 2018 GRESB Infrastructure […]

Can infrastructure finance continue expanding?

Mar Beltran of S&P Global Ratings argues infrastructure credit is not only growing, but becoming more robust, although the number of speculative-grade ratings has been on the rise.

Former Abraaj partner: How to mitigate against GP ‘sharp practice’

Ahmed Badreldin, former head of MENA for The Abraaj Group, writes for PEI about his thoughts for LPs on fund due diligence lessons and investor safeguards.

The seven problems with carried interest allocation

Simon Havers of executive search firm Odgers Berndtson details why carried interest allocation is not smooth sailing.

How you should protect data from cyberattack

As asset managers become increasingly exposed to cybercrime, one not-for-profit is developing interoperability standards that would prevent private equity firms from becoming the target of cyber-criminals.

Alternative fee models: not the norm

With the promise of outsized returns comes the expectation of outsized compensation.

Defaulting on commitments: what happens

When an LP can't meet a drawdown request, what happens? What recourse does a GP have? Ed Hall from law firm Goodwin analyzes the remedy and negotiation points in this extract from The LPA Anatomised.

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