Performance metrics

ACA provides GIPS guide

Analysis opens window into how 900+ firms approach increasingly key reporting framework


New GIPS draft sets sights on bridge facilities

Complying with reporting rules set to require gauging impact of credit lines on returns

Private equity’s IRR claims slammed as “fake news”

Calls on LPs to “look closely” pile further pressure on already-controversial metric



ILPA’s DeMatteis: PortCo Template will solve reporting ‘roadblock’

Comments for improvement from industry players are welcomed until September 28

Appetite mounts for standardised performance reporting

Compliance with GIPS rules can be factor in GP searches by consultants, survey shows

Oliver Gottschalg: IRRs ‘polluting’ performance stats

Increased scrutiny at fund level is fuelling increasing awareness among LPs

EFAMA calls for urgent revision of PRIIPs

Association finds new reports are misleading investors

FD Profile: Hermes GPE’s Karen Sands

Hermes GPE’s FD Karen Sands details her journey from fund accountant to organisational linchpin

Super software solutions

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

Private-tech-quity

Creative uses of fund finance

As more lenders enter the fund financing market, GPs are finding new ways of using these loans.

GPs get creative with fund financing