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PEF Services LLC PEF Services blog ‘The Back Office Steps Into The Limelight’

From the post:
“Diligent, hardworking, conscientious—these are the words most often associated with the firm’s administrative core also known as “the back office.” A back office capable of discharging its responsibilities effectively and efficiently enables the firm to attract a wider range of capital, support growth, and ensure that its most valuable assets—its people and reputation—continues to appreciate year over year.”

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
eFront eFront 'The LP Proficiency Survey'

From eFront:
"In this survey, which to the best of our knowledge, is the largest of its kind ever undertaken, we attempted to distil the core functions of an LP into 10 distinct competency areas. We then provided three possible responses of ascending proficiency."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
eFront eFront strengthens its leadership position in Japan

From eFront:
"eFront, the world’s leading alternative investment management software and solutions provider, announced today two new additions to its growing Japanese client base. This further expands its regional footprint while emphasizing that Japan is one of the key markets for eFront."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
eFront eFront smashes 2018 targets for solution adoption and Insight launch

From eFront:
"eFront, the world’s leading alternative investment management software and solutions provider, announced today that it has met or surpassed all of its ambitious 2018 objectives."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
eFront Estera selects eFront for its global fund admin services

From eFront:
"eFront, the world’s leading alternative investment management software and solutions provider, today announced that Estera, a global provider of fiduciary and administration services, has selected eFront Invest and Investment Café solutions, to support the further growth of its international private equity business."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
eFront eFront 'Major new customer adoptions follow the opening of eFront’s new Luxembourg office'

From eFront:
"eFront, the leading provider of alternative investment management software, today announces that it has experienced record growth in Luxembourg over the past year, with multiple new client wins, and further adoption by existing clients in the country. This comes after eFront opened a new, larger office in 2018 located in the heart of Luxembourg City and doubled its local resources with new joiners and a reinforced management team."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
Framework Framework appoints Jean-Pierre Durandeau as Head of Product

From the press release:
"Framework, a specialist global solutions vendor for Private Equity (PE) and Real Estate (RE) investments, has made a senior hire to its leadership team. J-P Durandeau has been appointed as Head of Product to focus on product development and delivering the best service to Framework’s clients. J-P is the latest of several key senior hires in recent months, underscoring Framework’s ongoing commitment to meet the demand for improved investment data and service management in the PERE sector."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
SS&C Technologies Midas Hospitality appoints SS&C as Administrator for Opportunity Zone Fund

From the press release:
"S&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., today announced that Midas Hospitality (Midas), has hired SS&C GlobeOp to provide administration, treasury and investor services for its Midas Opportunity Zone Fund, LLC. The fund will leverage SS&C’s recently launched Opportunity Zone Fund Administration Solution designed for the federal Qualified Opportunity Zones (OZ) program."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
SS&C Technologies SS&C whitepaper 'The Opportunity in OZones'

About the whitepaper:
"U.S. and foreign investors with U.S. taxable gains looking to further diversify their portfolios, preserve returns and reduce their tax burdens have keen focus on Qualified Opportunity Zones as a flexible, equity-focused investment."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
SS&C Technologies SS&C Webinar recap 'The Opportunity in Opportunity Zones'

About the webinar:
"Flexible equity focused investments for U.S. and foreign investors to diversify their portfolios, preserve returns and reduce their tax burdens."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
PreqinSolutions Preqin Solutions 'Little Change in Female Representation at Private Equity Firms since 2017'

From Preqin Solutions:
"Women represent 18% of employees in the private equity industry in 2019. This is not only the lowest proportion of any alternative asset class, but is unchanged from Preqin’s last analysis of the industry in November 2017."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
PreqinSolutions Preqin Solutions 'Still Ample Room for Growth in Private Debt'

From Preqin Solutions:
"2018 was another strong year for private debt. Fundraising exceeded $100bn for the fourth consecutive year and global assets under management (AUM) hit a record $769bn as at June 2018 (the latest data available), meaning that the asset class is now larger than infrastructure and natural resources combined."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
PreqinSolutions Preqin Solutions 'A Cautious Approach for Private Equity'

From Preqin Solutions:
"Private equity has enjoyed a period of unprecedented success over the past decade, and the asset class is continuing to grow in importance, not only for institutional investors but also the wider economy and society as well. We look at the four core themes that underpin this growth."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
PreqinSolutions Preqin Solutions 'Alternatives in 2019: Sticking with the Program'

From Preqin Solutions:
"Mark O’Hare, Chief Executive at Preqin discusses what the year ahead may hold for the alternative assets industry."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
PreqinSolutions Preqin Solutions 'A Pivotal Year for Infrastructure'

From Preqin Solutions:
"The infrastructure industry is in a healthy state as we enter 2019, with assets under management (AUM) at a record $491bn as at June 2018. Despite recent strong performance and growth, 2019 will not be without challenges and could prove a deciding year for the industry."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
eFront eFront Investment Café webinar 'Reinventing the GP – LP relationship'

26 March 2019

About the webinar:
"As Limited Partners increase their exposure to Private Equity and other Alternative Asset classes, they also expect more personalized interactions with their fund managers. Find out how technology is enabling General Partners to meet the demands of increasingly sophisticated investors, and transforming a notoriously tedious process into a rewarding, collaborative experience."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
Lionpoint Group presenting at the Anaplan Paris FSI Event on 28 March 2019

About the event:
"Nick Moore, Executive Director and Founder, Lionpoint Group and Axel Henry, Manager, Lionpoint Group will present on 'Transforming Alternative Investments: How Anaplan brings insight and transparency to private equity and real estate investment management'.”

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
SS&C Technologies SS&C blog 'Making fund administration simple for private equity funds with real property investments'

From the post:
"Real asset and private equity firms are expanding their core investment strategies to include real estate as a means to balance risk and achieve consistent, longer-term returns.  This means that in addition to fund accounting and administration solutions, they will also need property management accounting and reporting solutions."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
SS&C Technologies SS&C blog 'Are private equity firms becoming the new banks?'

From the post:
"In a recent blog, we examined the rapid growth of private credit funds and noted that private equity investors are at the forefront of this trend towards alternative financing. Mark Vandevelde, in his Financial Times piece, takes it even further by suggesting that the biggest PE firms are “supplanting” traditional bank lending."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019
SS&C Technologies SS&C 'Finds Asset Managers’ Operating Margins Remained Above 30%, Despite AUM Decline Experienced in Q4 2018'

From the press release:
"SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), today released the results of its Asset Manager Composite for the fourth quarter of 2018, which analyzes 18 publicly-traded firms. The results found that in Q4 2018, cumulative assets under management (AUM) declined by 8.0% to $11.928 trillion compared to $12.961 trillion in Q3 2018."

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Posted: 25 March, 2019



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