Technology & Outsourcing

Data key to fighting LP dissatisfaction with ESG

PE trails behind in LP poll as investors see lack of quality GPs as top-three issue


Dispatches from Invest Europe CFO Forum 2018

Highlights from the association’s operations-focused conference

Profile: Clyde Blowers’ partner Shauna Powell

CBC partner Powell discusses importance of regulatory expertise within partnership



Invest Europe’s Collins: lack of tech in PE is ‘rational’

The Drawdown caught up with association’s CEO at its 2018 CFO conference in Lisbon

Private Equity Services Awards 2018: WINNERS

Congratulations to all the finalists!

Regulations to slow down blockchain roll-out

EY: Governance key to retain trust as e-ledger tech goes mainstream

Fundraise Review: Ambienta III

Ambienta reflects on impact of pre-marketing to achieve its latest fundraise in less than three months

Ipreo to boost tech suite through A&M deal

Firm announces partnership days after being sold by PE owners

Ipes joins Apex following Silverfleet exit

Fund administrator changes hands after five years

Tech innovation stalled by lack of know-how

Poll exposes GP worries over internal shortage of tech skills and leadership

SGG acquires Lawson Conner

Deal sees SGG boosting its regulatory services

Central Intelligence: Administration

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

CoInvestor taps Ferguson as COO

Appointee to continue to serve as executive director on firm’s board


IHS Markit snaps up Ipreo for $1.85bn

The deal marks the end of a four-year holding for Blackstone


FD Profile: Hermes GPE’s Karen Sands

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


SGG boosts Asia offering with Iyer Practice bolt-on

Deal closely follows the firm’s acquisition of First Names Group


ADS Initiative launches universal data standard

Newly-formed working group aims to recruit large global LPs


Gresham snaps up green energy player FIM

Listed house talks plans to integrate tech and staff once AuM-boosting deal goes through