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Ratings and evaluations are being used to help managers raise money and land favourable loan terms. But the systems used to measure ESG have failings that cannot be ignored.
In making the switch, the firm follows in the footsteps of its listed peers KKR, Blackstone and Apollo Global Management.
Key findings from the LP body’s latest best practice guidance.
The guidelines for best practice incorporate several key issues for limited partners, including GP-led secondaries, subscription credit lines and co-investments.
DPFP slashes its target allocation from 5% to zero, despite the asset class generating the highest returns over the past three years and since it was introduced into the fund.
Private fund CFOs: if you haven’t been tasked with creating a more diverse workforce, you probably will be.
70% of delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum 2019 are being asked by at least some investors to use the ILPA reporting template.
Gender divide
Private equity's diversity issue goes deeper than firms not seeing enough female candidates.
The #MeToo movement gave a new urgency to diversity and inclusion issues in the workplace, fuelling a conversation that grew increasingly louder in 2018. With much still to be done, do not expect a change of topic in the coming year.
Fees remain a bone of contention for limited partners as fund sizes continue to grow.
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