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PEF Services LLC PEF Services webinar recap 'How Your Colleagues Approach Management Fees & Expenses'

From the webinar:
“Fees and expenses are a stressful issue for many GPs, impacting VC and PERE funds alike.  With a lack of clear guidelines and growing investor scrutiny, many firms second-guess their allocation decisions regularly. This one-hour, panel-style webinar shows you how your approach compares to industry benchmarks.”

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
PEF Services LLC PEF Services white paper 'Best Practices For Building Trust Around Fees And Expenses'

From the paper:
“After a series of high-profile SEC audits and fines, 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: 26 June, 2018
PEF Services LLC PEF Services case study CRG

From the case study:
“Recognizing that the complexity of their investment strategy would require senior-level expertise in very specific accounting and regulatory areas, CRG decided on an outsourced administration solution. On the recommendation of their legal counsel, CRG engaged PEF to manage their fund accounting and reporting, a transition that Eckersley said was seamless.”

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
eFront selected by one of the USA’s largest public pension funds

From the press release:
"eFront, the leading financial software and solutions provider for managing alternative investments, announced today that one of the five largest public pension funds in the US in terms of AUM has elected to implement eFront’s market leading alternative investment management solution."

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
eFront unveils new branding

From eFront:
"eFront, the world’s leading alternative investment management software and solutions provider, announced today it has adopted a new brand identity, including a new logo and a refreshed visual identity. The new branding will allow eFront to better communicate its mission to pioneer technology in alternative investments."

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
eFront 'John Legrand joins eFront as Managing Director and Sales Senior Vice President for Asia-Pacific'

From the press release:
"eFront announces the appointment of John Legrand as Managing Director and Senior Vice President Sales for the Asia Pacific region (APAC). John will directly lead the APAC sales team, coordinate the overall regional organization, and represent eFront in the region. John comes to eFront with over 20 years of experience in the financial software industry across a variety of functions, from sales and business development to professional services, including over 8 years in the APAC region."

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
eFront UK User Group - 26 June 2018 in London

26 June 2018 in London

About the user group:
"eFront would be delighted to meet you at BGF Partners, on Tuesday, 26 June for the 2018 London User Group which commences at 9:00am"

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
eFront webinar 'eFront & PERACS LP Rankings 2018 – How Does Your PE Performance Rank Amongst Your Peers'

27 June 2018

About the webinar:
"Join Professor Oliver Gottschalg of HEC Paris for eFront’s June 27 webinar, as we discuss a new ranking methodology that is streamlining the ways LPs benchmark their achievements. Dr. Gottschalg, a world-renowned Private Equity scholar, will be dissecting a recent study conducted to assess the best PE performers among US public pension funds, and how those results may alter the way Limited Partners invest in private assets moving forward."

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
eFront at AVCJ Singapore Forum

18-19 July 2018 in Singapore

From eFront:
"eFront will be attending the 8th Annual AVCJ Singapore Forum, the meeting place for the leaders of Southeast Asia’s alternative investment industry and their overseas peers. Over 350 leading GPs and LPs will be present to exchange ideas, learn about the latest industry trends and cultivate new business relationship."

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
eFront Insight GP webinar 'Streamline your current communications and data exchange'

19 July 2018

About the webinar:
"This webinar is part of the eFront Insight Webinar Series and will cover how eFront Insight GP gives General Partners the tools they need to excel in alternative investments. We will also be discussing how eFront Insight GP gives General Partners a solution to streamline, enhance, and better control quarterly investor reporting tasks and fundraising cycles!"

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Posted: 26 June, 2018
SS&C SS&C selected by Global Merces Funds Management for its Investment Accounting and Mutual Fund Administration Platform

From the press release:
"SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced that innovative alternative asset manager, Global Merces, has selected SS&C’s leading investment accounting, asset servicing and mutual fund platforms, HiPortfolio and HiTrust. Global Merces is the first Australian client to take advantage of an integrated solution from SS&C following the DST acquisition earlier this year."

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Posted: 21 June, 2018
SS&C SS&C post 'Why private equity firms are investing in emerging markets'

From the post:
"As more money enters private equity, it puts greater pressure on managers to identify deals, even if it means paying a premium well above a prospect’s EBITDA. Some managers are simply holding off making investments, as evidenced by the reduction in deal numbers over the course of 2017."

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Posted: 21 June, 2018
SS&C SS&C post 'AIFMD Reverse solicitation: The basic principles'

From the post:
"The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) applies to nearly all fund managers domiciled in the EU or who market to EU investors. However, this directive does contain some niche exceptions. Lawyers have contested that a third country manager can be excused from AIFMD compliance if they are able to demonstrate that they did not market to EU investors and that communications were initiated by the prospect prior to making a capital allocation."

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Posted: 21 June, 2018
SS&C SS&C whitepaper 'The changing face of real estate investments'

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Posted: 21 June, 2018
AssetMetrix AssetMetrix whitepaper on LP forecasting as a sound basis for planning and expectations management

About the whitepaper:
"The analytics module LP Forecasting provides a sound basis for planning and expectations management. LPs are able to plan returns and cash flows of their private capital portfolios to:
  • calculate and model future returns, and
  • receive valuable input for their investment and liquidity planning process,   
  • improve expectation management and gain greater acceptance of private illiquid investments across their organization."
Read the whitepaper here



Posted: 21 June, 2018
AssetMetrix AssetMetrix announces Head of Business Development

From AssetMetrix:
"David Salim joins AssetMetrix Management Board as Head of Business Development. We are delighted to announce that senior private equity executive David Salim joins AssetMetrix management board."

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Posted: 21 June, 2018
SS&C SS&C completes acquisition of CACEIS’ North American Fund Administration Business

From the press release:
"SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of CACEIS North America, the fund administration business of CACEIS. CACEIS administers more than $15 billion in alternative assets.  As a result of the acquisition, SS&C will add more than 65 employees in Toronto and New York."

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Posted: 21 June, 2018
PEF Services LLC PEF Services selected by Verto Management for Fund Administration

From the press release:
"PEF’s reputation for providing exceptional service to its clients, together with innovative technology solutions that will allow us to scale, were key drivers in our decision,” said Wayne Young, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Verto Management. ”PEF Services will help us support the management of our new platform, enabling us to focus on expanding strategic, high-value initiatives like deal sourcing, fundraising, and asset management.”

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Posted: 24 May, 2018
eFront 'underpins HEC Pensions & Investments LP ranking with risk exposure calculation'

From eFront:
"eFront, the world’s leading Alternative Investment management software and solutions provider, announced today that they have actively supported the creation of the first ranking of US Public Pension funds. The ranking was realized by Professor Oliver Gottschalg of HEC Paris and published today in “Pensions & Investments”.

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Posted: 24 May, 2018
eFront 'Consolidates its Leadership Position in Asia Pacific with Two New Clients'

From eFront:
"eFront, the world’s leading Alternative Investment management software and solutions provider, announced today two new additions to its growing Asia Pacific client base, a Sovereign Wealth Fund based in China and one of Japan’s leading Asset Managers."

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Posted: 24 May, 2018



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