Fund Structuring

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?

LPEA: ‘Luxembourg Europe’s leading PE hub’

Association releases findings of its fourth biennial report.



Private equity’s divide

Fund terms and conditions are diversifying across the market

Aberdeen, Phoenix launch bridge financing strategy

Pair launch solution in line with Solvency II requirements

Burning bridges

Exploring the perks and drawbacks of the industry’s appetite for bridge facilities

The mechanics of fundraising

We disassemble PE’s engines to define what makes a high-precision fundraise

Mixed appetite for standardisation

Reporting from Invest Europe’s CFO conference in Lisbon

SEC leaves fund managers ‘scratching their heads’

Agency’s investigation into industry takes new course

Role Call: General Counsel

Key considerations for hiring in-house legal expertise

Central Intelligence: Administration

The Drawdown profiles key fund admins to check pulse of sector in flux

5 minutes with… Travers Smith

The Drawdown talks new LP operational due diligence strategies with Sam Kay

ILPA to roll-out model LPA

ILPA aims to help LPs negotiate fairer LPA terms


Fundraise Review: Montana OSP IV

How Montana Capital Partners doubled its fourth secondaries fund size within five months


ADS Initiative launches universal data standard

Newly-formed working group aims to recruit large global LPs


New twists on GP-led restructurings

As GP-led restructurings become increasingly popular, innovative versions are emerging


GPs must stop ‘sweeping things under the carpet’ to increase fee transparency

Industry-wide adoption of standardised fee templates remains major challenge


SEC fines Welsh Carson $779k over fees

Welsh Carson latest private equity firm to be fined