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The carried interest model could be improved. Here’s why it won’t be

Making LPAs more akin to contracts between fund managers and their portfolio company execs would lead to better GP-LP alignment.
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What NYCRS looks for in a GP

David Enriquez, head of private equity for the pension system, shared three things GPs should be aware of when seeking capital.

DATA SNAPSHOT: PE firms turn to ILPA to boost transparency

70% of delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum 2019 are being asked by at least some investors to use the ILPA reporting template.
Cannes, France - July 3, 2017: A view of the Vieux Port, the Old Port of Cannes, and Le Suquet district, the old town, in the background

StepStone Europe head: responsible investment is ‘challenge of the future’

The next generation of investors are increasingly interested in how returns are made, rather than just how big they are, partner David Jeffrey tells the IPEM conference in Cannes.

CFOs and COOs Forum: PME gains ground as LP benchmark of choice

The shortcomings of available performance data are making public market equivalents a more attractive benchmark.

Abraaj dispute prompts lenders to close fund finance loophole

Banks are changing the way security notices are issued to LPs following the firm's collapse.

Year in Review: Diversity’s growing momentum

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.

Slow capital calls may ‘not be able to satisfy’ POBA’s allocation targets

The South Korean public pension fund has increased its AUM exposure to the asset class from 5% to nearly 7% during 2018.

Management fees remain a sticking point

Fees remain a bone of contention for limited partners as fund sizes continue to grow.

What LPs care about most when performing due diligence

A GP's team size, track record and style drift are given significantly greater value than culture, succession planning and the gender pay gap.

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