Fund Structuring

Debevoise appoints funds regulatory counsel

John Young joins from Ropes & Gray


Jersey digitises fund application process

The Jersey Financial Services Commission has launched an online application process

Jersey sharpens domiciling appeal with new structure

Offshore base in bid to lure US firms through newly-created LLC entity



Overhauling private equity’s fee model

LPs reacted negatively after being made aware of the fees they were being charged, suggests Phalippou

Channel Islands propose new economic substance rules

Jersey takes lead in setting gold standard on substance

Private equity’s performers

Researchers: ‘Sophisticated’ LPs are aligning themselves with higher performing GPs

PE remains most expensive, despite fee pressure

Growth vehicles prove most costly to invest in

PE on course for fund extensions

eFront: “Striking” slowdown of capital calls could pave way to lengthier lifespans

Meeting rising LP liquidity demands

Private equity is innovating to meet liquidity demands

Secondaries continue upwards journey

Large players found to drive “staggering” H1 2018 activity as competition rises

Private equity fees facing barbell effect

As management fees diverge, the mid-market is being squeezed

GP-led secondaries: dealing with conflicts of interest

Goodwin’s Halford and O’Neill explore complexities of GP-led secondary transactions, and how to handle them

Jersey NPPR increasingly popular

Brexit effect sees managers flocking to jurisdiction

Private equity hire in Jersey

The fee validation crusade

Increased public pressure and new technologies push LPs to up fee scrutiny


Fundraise review: ECI 11

ECI’s IR partner Jeremy Lytle discusses how the firm surpassed its target in just 80 days


Oliver Gottschalg: IRRs ‘polluting’ performance stats

Increased scrutiny at fund level is fuelling increasing awareness among LPs


MJ Hudson: management fees diverge

Firm’s 2018 Fund Terms Part 1 outlines trends in fund terms


LPs bite back

Following reactions of recent scandals, are LPs more actively holding managers to account?