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eFront selected by Cathay Capital

From the press release:
"eFront is pleased to announce that Cathay Capital Private Equity has selected the FrontInvest platform to support its investment operations. Cathay Capital Private Equity supports companies in defining and executing development strategies in the West and in Asia, particularly in China. The company is the first French-Chinese private equity firm focused on growth capital."

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Posted: 30 June, 2011
eFront and Peracs white paper highlighting the Inaccuracy of Traditional Evaluation Methods for PE Performance

From the press release:
"eFront has announced the release of a Peracs white paper providing insight into the historic performance of private equity. The paper, entitled The Historic Performance of Private Equity Average versus Top Quartile Returns compares the attractiveness of average and top-quartile private equity investments to similar, i.e., equally risky, public market investments."

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Posted: 30 June, 2011
SS&C announces cloud-based TNR Solution release and launch of TNR Mobile

From the press release
"SS&C Technologies has announced the release of TNR Solution version 11.1m. TNR Solution Version 11.1 includes enhancements to its core fund and investment management functionality, reporting features, and user configuration options. The latest version of TNR Solution also can now be offered as a SaaS hosted option for private equity firms for a monthly fee and no capital expenditure. TNR Mobile is fully compatible with iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, and Android devices, enabling real time data sharing with TNR Solution."

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Posted: 30 June, 2011
eFront selected by Chicago-based GTCR

From the press release:
"GTCR recently initiated a firm-wide project to enhance its technology platform to support current operations and future growth. Part of this project was the adoption of an integrated web-based platform to replace a number of in-house systems configured to handle a variety of key processes. GTCR wanted to achieve greater efficiency for more informed and effective business decisions, with a strong shift from manual data operations to automated analysis and reporting."

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Posted: 15 June, 2011
FIS SunGard Investran white paper on AIFMD

From the 'AIFMD and the Need for Enhanced Performance Reporting' white paper:
"In Europe, regulators have responded to rising demands with a set of measures included within the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). Under AIFMD, alternative managers will be required to provide increased disclosure of a fund's investment types and strategies, liquidity levels, risk-management principles, as well as products and techniques utilized by the manager to achieve a fund's objectives. Quarterly reporting will become the industry standard, and clients may request interim updates if market conditions warrant."

Download the white paper here 



Posted: 14 June, 2011
FIS SunGard Investran webinar recording on ILPA Reporting Standards

About the  'Impact of Updated ILPA Reporting Standards' webinar:
"Earlier this year, in an effort to further improve LP-GP relations, the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) issued comprehensive updates to the three main tenets of the Private Equity principles. Standards were introduced to help funds process these updates in the most efficient manner, including: an appendix on Carry Clawback best-practice guidelines; a more comprehensive overview of the three guiding principles; as well as expanded context describing the need for the key guidelines."

Listen to the webinar recording here 



Posted: 13 June, 2011
SS&C SS&C Fund Services selected by Richmond Capital

From the press release:
"Richmond Capital LLP has switched to SS&C Fund Services to provide middle- and back-office and fund administration services and will use SS&C's front office platform to support and manage their funds."

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Posted: 13 June, 2011
SS&C SS&C launches cloud based Transparency Platform and Mobile Apps for Alternative Asset Managers

From the press release:
Rahul Kanwar, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of SS&C's Alternative Assets business: "We wanted to create an engine that provides clients the ability to determine what types of information relating to their funds is most important to them and obtain access to that information on the web or on mobile devices".

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Posted: 10 June, 2011
FIS SunGard Investran appoints John Janssen VP of Product Strategy

From the press release:
"John comes to Investran with a wealth of industry knowledge and a successful track record within the private equity industry.  He will be instrumental in driving our product strategy and working with our customers to grow our respective businesses. John's past achievements reflect his dedication to the private equity industry and we are excited to have him lead our strategic vision."



Posted: 01 June, 2011
eFront opens new office in Beijing

From the press release:
"eFront has announced the opening of its Beijing office. The new office, strategically located in the heart of Beijing's central business district, will focus on addressing the private equity, real estate and infrastructure investment sectors in mainland China. In particular, a Beijing-based team of eFront consultants will provide implementation services and local support to eFront customers in the region."

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Posted: 30 June, 2011
Ipreo iLevel video demonstrates advances in Portfolio Monitoring

From the video:
"From portfolio assessment to insight into comparables, from compliant valuations to drill-down insight into operating metrics, iLevel puts investment data and opportunity precisely where you want it to be. Always in sight."

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Posted: 23 May, 2011



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