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AltaReturn news AltaReturn selected by Virgo Investment Group

From AltaReturn:
“AltaReturn, a leading provider of cloud-based end-to-end financial software solutions for Private Equity, Venture Capital and the Alternative Investment industry, is delighted to announce that Virgo Investment Group has selected AltaReturn for the provision of business software solutions”


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Posted: 18 August, 2017
AltaReturn news AltaReturn selected by NFX Guild

From AltaReturn:
“AltaReturn, a leading provider of cloud-based end-to-end financial software solutions for Private Equity, Venture Capital and the Alternative Investment industry, is delighted to announce that NFX Guild has selected AltaReturn for the provision of business software solutions.”

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Posted: 18 August, 2017
ILPA welcomes Mike Mazzola as Interim Chief Executive Officer

From the ILPA:
"The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) announced today that Mike Mazzola will assume the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer, offering leadership to the organization as it conducts a search for a permanent CEO. Mazzola has enjoyed a 25-year career in the private equity industry, including a successful tenure as Chairman of the ILPA Board from 2012-2015."

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Posted: 18 August, 2017
PitchBook 'The promising future of European PE'

From PitchBook:
"With a surplus of dry powder and political uncertainty waning, is it too soon to say the future looks bright for the European PE scene? PitchBook research analysts say it isn't too soon at all. Their reasoning is laid out in the 2Q 2017 European PE Breakdown."

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Posted: 18 August, 2017
AssetMetrix AssetMetrix profile added to PESS Directory

From the profile:
"AssetMetrix is Europe’s leading provider of highend analytics and tailored asset servicing for private capital investors. AssetMetrix’s innovative approach empowers investors both to make better investment decisions and to increase operational efficiency. Spun out of an established Private Equity fundof-funds manager with more than 20 years’ experience, we are independent and without conflicting interests."

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Posted: 02 August, 2017
PEF Services LLC PEF Services white paper 'Best Practices for building trust around fees and expenses'

About the white paper:
"The issue of fees and expenses has polarized GPs and LPs. But look beneath the surface, and a surprising fact emerges: both sides want the same thing. In this white paper, we look at three best practices to help investment firms and their LPs get back on the same page."

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Posted: 02 August, 2017
PEF Services LLC PEF Services announces endorsement of ILPA Reporting Template

From PEF Services:
"PEF Services, a leading fund administrator for Alternative Investment Managers, today announced the endorsement of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) Reporting Template for reporting fees, expenses and carried interest.  ILPA’s fee transparency initiative establishes consistent standards for fee reporting and compliance among private equity investors, fund managers and their advisors."

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Posted: 02 August, 2017
PEF Services LLC PEF Services announces new release of PEFOnline Client Reporting Portal

From the press release:
"PEF Services, a leading fund administrator for Alternative Investment Managers, announced the availability of PEFOnline Version 5.0. PEFOnline (PEFO) is PEF’s robust, proprietary client self-service portal that streamlines and organizes information for quarterly and annual reports, as well as for information related to portfolio companies, investment transactions and securities for internal analysis and external reviews, reports, and audits."

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Posted: 02 August, 2017
Ipreo Ipreo 'Special Report on Report Documentation: Creating Longevity for the Thought Process'

From Ipreo:
"In the first article of a three-part series, take a look at the importance of recording one’s thought processes while documenting analyses."

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Posted: 20 July, 2017
Intralinks post 'GDPR Dominates Infosecurity UK'

From the post:
"We have all heard of the headline penalty figures that have made the regulation so renowned, and about the reputational risk of non-compliance. What we hadn’t realized, though, was that data subjects themselves are also given the right to sue for any damages – and this has no penalty set ceiling!"

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Posted: 20 July, 2017
eFront event Annual Client Forum in New York

26 October 2017 in New York

About the Forum:
"The New York run of eFront’s 2017 Annual Client Forum (other one happening in Paris) will be held Thursday, October 26th at the Westin Times Square."

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Posted: 20 July, 2017
eFront event Annual Client Forum in Paris

12 October 2017 in Paris

About the Forum:
"The Paris run of eFront’s 2017 Annual Client Forum (other one happening in New York) will be held this October at the Shangri-La Hotel."

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Posted: 20 July, 2017
eFront Event: Investment Cafe webinar 'Is your Investor portal leaving you behind?'

7 September 2017

About the webinar:
"The new era of investor portal. Complete investment communication and relationship management. Successful fundraising and investor reporting solutions demand a partner that's committed to the alternatives industry."

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Posted: 20 July, 2017
eFront webinar 'eFront VC - Complete Solution For Venture Capital Firms'

27 July 2017

From eFront:
"Automate Process, Optimize Operations, Insightful Analysis. eFront VC is the only solution required to streamline all aspects of VC fund management, from portfolio monitoring, fund administration and accounting, through to dealflow management and investor relations."

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Posted: 19 July, 2017
eFront article Quilvest Private Equity adopts eFront’s suite of investment management solutions

From eFront:
"eFront, the leading financial software and solutions provider for managing alternative investments, announces that Quilvest Private Equity has successfully adopted its state-of-the-art eFront Invest system to fully integrate its global investment management and fund administration platform."

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Posted: 19 July, 2017
TouchstoneCRM Touchstone CRM 'PE Technology Insight Briefing - Transforming Fundraising, Deal Flow, Investor Relations and Reporting'

7 September 2017 in London

From Touchstone:
"With over 20 Private Equity clients worldwide, come along to learn from the industry leaders about the latest digital technology solutions for Private Equity.
Join Touchstone and discover how new technologies are helping firms:

- Bid more strategically with advanced analytics
- Retain key staff members with new simpler, digital ways of working
- Exploit investor behaviors and relationship with effective targeting
- Avoid regulatory fines with..."


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Posted: 19 July, 2017
Preqin Solutions Preqin Solutions 'Beating the Odds: Overcoming the Challenges of First-Time Fundraising'

From Preqin Solutions:
"Investor attitudes towards new managers are improving: the outperformance of first-time fund managers in recent years versus more established managers has shifted the market – 51% of LPs interviewed by Preqin in December 2016 indicated that they will now consider investing in first-time funds (up from 39% in 2013)."

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Posted: 19 July, 2017
SP Global S&P Global Market Intelligence publishes issue 14 of the EMEA Private Equity Market Snapshot

From S&P Global Market Intelligence:
"On July 6th S&P Global Market Intelligence released Issue 14 of the EMEA Private Equity Market Snapshot – our flagship publication reporting trends and analysis as derived from our platform, S&P Capital IQ. Key highlights from this issue include:
  • All Eyes on UK PE Targets
  • Private Equity Firms: Throwing Gas (and Oil) On A Potential Fire?
  • Sector Selection Critical to Success in Germany and Switzerland
  • Healthcare Sector Diagnosis: Chronic Arrhythmia"
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Posted: 19 July, 2017
SS&C SS&C 'Annual Study Finds Investment Firms Increase Operations and Technology Spending in 2017'

From SS&C:
"Tech spending and compensation rise amid complex industry landscape."

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Posted: 19 July, 2017
SS&C SS&C Deliver – Register today

At SS&C Deliver, you will:

  • Learn from the leading minds in financial services
  • Participate in tailored labs and sessions
  • Find out how to get the most out of your SS&C solution
  • Stay up-to-date on our constantly shifting market

12-14 September 2017 in Chicago

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Posted: 19 July, 2017



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