Technology & Outsourcing

Cybersecurity: An ESG concern

Whether GPs can deal with reputation-harming data breaches is sparking LP questions

TMF acquires Guernsey fund admin Gentoo

Acquisition comes six years after Gentoo was founded

The long journey from SJ Berwin to Goodwin

How one funds formation practice stuck together through three different law firms

HNWI platform scoops up major private equity portfolio

iCapital Network to double invested assets after buying $2.5bn worth of Deutsche Bank US private equity interests

iCapital scoops up PE portfolio

MJ Hudson opens in Luxembourg amid Brexit uncertainty

Research carried out by the firm concludes the UK will no longer be attractive for the industry following Brexit

MJ Hudson launches in Luxembourg

eVestment acquired by Nasdaq for $705m

Analytics and content provider folds into new owner’s Global Information Services unit

Super software solutions

Emerging software solutions created by private equity professionals could see the industry’s major hurdles quickly removed


Private equity in the US and Europe: A continental divide on outsourcing

Shashi S and David AA Ross of Viteos outline the major differences between US and European private equity, and note increasing convergence

US and European PE accounting practices are converging

Cloud-based fundraising CRM tool launched

The new team – advinda – is part of placement agent DC Placement Advisors

advinda launched cloud-based fundraising CRM system

Crash Course: Is private equity ready for choppy waters?

Have lessons from 2008 been remembered well enough to protect the industry from the next downturn?

Are private equity firms prepared for the next financial downturn?

BRIEFING: The changing role of CFOs and COOs in the fundraising process

An overview of The Drawdown’s recent Breakfast Briefing, discussing the changing role of CFOs and COOs in the fundraising process

Highlights from recent breakfast briefing event

SEI acquires Archway Technology Partners

The private equity services provider is expanding its family office offering

SEI has acquired Archway Tech

New AI tool for spotting regulatory conflicts launches

Waymark Tech’s new tool identifies crossovers and conflicts between various regulations

New AI regulatory tool launches

Private eye: technology unlocks private equity for private investors

New technologies will unlock the swelling pool of private wealth wanting to access PE

Lyceum appoints first head of digital

Lyceum Capital has appointed Chris Rixon to the new role of head of digital.

Raising the bar: reflections on ILPA template

Shashi S and David AA Ross of Viteos Fund Services reflect on the ILPA reporting initiative and propose technological solutions for tackling the new challenge

Ipreo and Hamilton Lane launch reporting tool

Ipreo and Hamilton Lane have launched Private Market Connect – a joint venture aimed at solving the information communication inefficiencies between GPs and LPs.

Fund placement fight club

Boutiques and banks are battling for business in a crowded market