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Ipreo Ipreo PCM hosted 200+ clients at the 5th annual iNTERACT conference

From Ipreo PCM:
"iNTERACT brings the Ipreo private capital community together to network, learn, and influence the future."

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Posted: 24 May, 2017
SP Global S&P Global Market Intelligence 'Will European-Only, Cross-Border M&A Rebound After French Election?

From S&P Global Market Intelligence:
"With the conclusion of the 2017 French Presidential campaign and the election of pro-business candidate Emmanuel Marcon as President, political and market commentators opined that the results were a positive sign for continuity of the European Union. From the perspective of merger and acquisition activity regarding cross-border transactions involving only European targets and buyers, the recent results may signal a bottom in a present-day downturn for such deals."

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Posted: 24 May, 2017
Vitech Vitech to sponsor 2017 Private Equity Europe Forum

From Vitech:
"At the Forum, Vitech’s Director of Investment Solutions, Hope Nawada, will join a panel discussion titled “Adding Value Beyond Funding: How Leading Private Equity Funds are Transforming Portfolio Companies.” On the panel, Hope will share her thoughts on how technology can be leveraged to analyze potential investment opportunities and effectively monitor a portfolio company’s metrics and growth."

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Posted: 24 May, 2017
SS&C SS&C article 'Private capital versus the banks'

From the article:
"As banks decrease balance-sheet-intensive lending activities, mid-market companies are losing growth capital. This creates a perfect storm in credit markets. Private equity and other alternative lenders see an opportunity, but is it too good to be true?"

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Posted: 23 May, 2017
Preqin Solutions Preqin Solutions 'PE Fundraising Online Roundtable Material: Operational Excellence in the Mid-Market'

From Preqin Solutions:
"With our partner SteelBridge, we organised an interactive discussion about the competitive environment in the current private capital fundraising market. Visit our website to get more information about the agenda, watch the video or download the session presentation and factsheets."

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Posted: 23 May, 2017
PEF Services LLC PEF Services selected by Weichert Enterprise LLC to support Limted Partner Administration

From the press release:
"PEF Services, a leading fund administrator for Limited Partners (LP) and Alternative Investment Managers, today announced that Weichert Enterprise LLC has selected PEF Services to support their complex limited partner administration accounting services."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
eFront Investment Café and Sherman Residential video

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
eFront post 'How will private equity funds absorb the Brexit shock?'

From the post:
"How will private equity funds adjust to the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union (the so-called Brexit)? In theory, private equity funds thrive on market disruptions and gyrations."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
eFront launches new blog site

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
eFront breakfast seminar 'eFront takes data collection and transformation to a new level'

30 May 2017 in Geneva

About the seminar:
"How Technology and Standardization is shaping the exchange of information across the Investment Spectrum?
 User’s testimony: How EIC helped Unigestion improve their business?"


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Posted: 22 May, 2017
eFront article 'Silicon Valley and venture capital: going their own way?'

From the srticle:
"What is the secret sauce of Silicon Valley? Why, despite the presence of many heavyweight innovation clusters around the world, has nowhere else managed to replicate the Valley’s commercialization success?"

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
Intralinks post 'Why a BYOD Policy Requires Secure File Sharing'

From the post:
"Many organizations have adopted a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) approach for their employees. BYOD might be a formal practice, meaning the company officially sanctions workers’ use of their personally owned computers, smartphones and tablets for work purposes and backs the practice with an enforceable policy."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
Intralinks white paper 'Operational Failures of Regulatory Risk Management – Updating the Three Lines of Defense Model'

From the white paper:
"Afloat in the flood of regulation unleashed by the global financial meltdown is the once standard “Three Lines of Defense” model. Is this model still an effective and efficient strategy to manage Operational Risk and Compliance and Internal Auditing functions?"

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
AltaReturn news AltaReturn selected by Minto Capital

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 Minto Capital has selected AltaReturn for the provision of business software solutions. Minto has selected AltaReturn’s platform to streamline its Fund Accounting, Financial Reporting and Investor Communications."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
AltaReturn news AltaReturn selected by Pamlico Capital

From AltaReturn:
"AltaReturn, the leading provider of cloud based end-to-end business software solutions for the Private Equity and Alternative Investment industry, is delighted to announce that Pamlico Capital has selected AltaReturn for the provision of business software solutions. Pamlico Capital has selected AltaReturn’s platform to streamline its fund accounting, corporate accounting, investor relations & LP portal operations."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
SS&C SS&C post 'A successful CECL implementation begins with a holistic approach'

From the post:
"The Current Expected Credit Loss accounting standard (CECL) replaces the incurred loss model with a lifetime expected credit loss estimate, which will result in significant changes to financial institutions’ reserving process. Many industry experts consider CECL to be the biggest change to bank accounting ever."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
SS&C SS&C selected by NY Green Bank for loan servicing, investment servicing, and fund administration

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 NY Green Bank ("NYGB") has selected SS&C GlobeOp to perform loan servicing, investment servicing, and fund administration."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
Intralinks post 'Gone Phishing? The Security Risk in File Sharing Links'

From the post:
"Phishing. It’s a particularly nasty form of a cyber scam. The term is a play on the word “fishing,” in which, similarly, a lure is used to catch fish. Cyber attackers use phishing campaigns to send fraudulent email or text messages to people in an attempt to collect users’ account information or login credentials, or to drop malware on the victim’s computer."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
PitchBook post 'Decoding the valuation report process'

From the post:
"In the aftermath of Dodd-Frank’s implementation, all registered private equity firms received letters from the Securities and Exchange Commission introducing the SEC's Presence Exams."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017
SS&C SS&C 'Acadian Asset Management Live on SS&C’s Administrator Platform'

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 Acadian Asset Management LLC (Acadian) recently transitioned its long/short portfolios to SS&C GlobeOp."

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Posted: 22 May, 2017



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