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Intralinks post 'Who Should Be Responsible for Encryption Keys?'

From the post:
"With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May 2018, organisations must now consider a more robust approach to data privacy – or risk potentially devastating fines."

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Posted: 28 March, 2017
SS&C SS&C announces Vision FI 'Revolutionary Client Communications Platform'

From the press release:
"This revolutionary product advances the Varden eReportal platform providing SS&C’s customers a comprehensive, end-to-end solution for designing, producing, and distributing both online and printed client communications."

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Posted: 28 March, 2017
BVCA responds to corporate governance green paper

From the BVCA:
"The BVCA has responded to the Government’s green paper on corporate governance reforms. Our feedback summarises the good corporate governance practices put in place by private equity and venture capital firms and comments on our work on the Walker Guidelines."

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Posted: 28 March, 2017
PitchBook publishes '2016 Annual PE and VC Exits'

From PitchBook:
"For the first time ever, PitchBook has combined multiple datasets on both private equity and venture capital exit activity into one data-centric publication, in order to provide a comprehensive overview of private investment liquidity trends."

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Posted: 28 March, 2017
Intralinks 'Global M&A Activity Predicted to Increase in First Half of 2017'

From the press release:
"The Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor, an indicator of future mergers and acquisitions (M&A) announcements, with a proven track record for accuracy, forecasts a six percent increase in the total number of M&A deals announced globally in 1H 2017 compared to 1H 2016, setting a new record for annual first half global announced deal count."

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Posted: 28 March, 2017
Intralinks research '80% of IT and Security Professionals Admit Company is Using Antiquated Collaboration Tools'

From the press release:
"New research from secure collaboration provider Intralinks and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) examines the progress towards content-driven digital transformation and data privacy compliance in the enterprise."

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Posted: 28 March, 2017
Framework Framework opens Development and Support Centre to support growth ambitions and commitment to service and delivery

From Framework:
"Framework, the partner of choice for Private Equity Investment Data Management, enabling PE investment management enterprises to deliver transparency, insight and accountability to their investors, today announced that it has opened a new Development & Support Centre in Bangalore to support the continuing growth of the Company. This investment underlines Framework’s commitment to high service levels and assured product delivery."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
eFront selected by largest Australasian Private Equity Firm

From the press release:
"eFront today announces that Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), a private equity firm specializing in buyouts, late venture, and late stage expansion capital, has adopted eFront’s flexible eFront Invest solution and will provide PEP with a single unified front-to-back office platform with which it can streamline its fund accounting and investor reporting tasks."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
eFront post 'A deeper understanding of private infrastructure funds'

From the post:
"2016 was a year that saw more than its fair share of political upheaval. One particularly intriguing consequence, from an investment perspective, is the economic stimulus plan proposed by the incoming Trump administration in the US. In theory, there seems to be significant opportunities for private infrastructure funds in the identified areas of overhauling existing infrastructure, modernising airports and developing new infrastructure assets."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
BVCA e-learning courses

About the courses:
"The BVCA suite of e-learning courses are designed to be a convenient and cost effective way for staff to learn at their own pace, at anytime, anywhere."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
Intralinks post 'Building the New Face of Intralinks'

From the post:
"Last summer, as we celebrated 20 years in business, the current Intralinks data room application also celebrated its eighth anniversary. That’s right, eight long years ago last summer, the first Intralinks virtual data rooms to use our (then) bleeding edge software (internally codenamed 'ARC' at the time) rolled out to our users."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
PitchBook publishes '2016 Annual European PE Breakdown'

From PitchBook:
"In the 2016 Annual European PE Breakdown, PitchBook analysts present their overview of what transpired in 2016 across the continent in PE, examining datasets on fundraising, dealmaking, PE-backed exits and more. Identifying the key trends from last year, they then present a forecast of what is most settled going into 2017."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
Intralinks post 'Are Protectionist Attitudes a Concern for Global M and A Activity?'

From the post:
"If protectionism is the “new normal,” and by definition shields a country’s domestic industries from foreign competition, the world of M&A is in the firing line as well. In an M&A context, protectionism often takes the form of government intervention to prevent a business with national strategic value from falling into foreign ownership. A protectionist approach has the ability to incite hostilities that could discourage the influence of foreign companies in domestic affairs."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
SP Global S&P Global Market Intelligence 'Brexit Takes Toll On M&A In The UK – 2016 Review'

From S&P Global Market Intelligence:
"Well, 2016 certainly proved to be eventful, didn’t it? Looking back now we can be sure that Brexit did have a quite dramatic effect, but was it all negative? Continuing on from our previous analysis, we have taken a look at the whole of 2016 M&A activity for both UK headquartered companies being acquired and acquisitions made by UK headquartered companies."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
Preqin Solutions Preqin Solutions 'Building the infrastructure for repeatable value creation'

From Preqin Solution:
"The competition for private equity deals is increasing, so firms need for sophisticated operational value-add is greater than before in order to achieve target returns. Niclas Thelander, Managing Director of Outsized, contributed with this article to the 2017 Preqin Global Private Equity Report."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
Preqin Solutions Baxon Solutions is now Preqin Solutions

From Preqin Solutions:
"Preqin launches new division offering portfolio management solutions. The creation of the division follows the acquisition of Baxon Solutions by Preqin in November 2016, and builds on Baxon’s 11-year track record catering to the industry."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
Q-Biz Q-Biz Solutions releases PEView 5.2

From the press release:
"Q-Biz Solutions is pleased to announce the release of PEView Version 5.2.  The enhanced version of PEView builds on our commitment of offering flexibility, scalability, enhanced controls, improved automation, true single point of entry data capture and best of breed reporting for the private equity back-office.  The new release includes expanded management company functionality and many new reports including the ILPA fee disclosure template."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
SS&C SS&C whitepaper 'The Evolution of the Asset Servicer: Performance Measurement Reporting in the Age of the Value Add'

About the whitepaper:
"Long gone are the days when asset services provided only fund accounting and transfer agency/investor reporting services. The needs of alternative asset managers have expanded as their requirements (including regulatory/risk/transparency) have grown significantly."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
SS&C SS&C whitepaper 'Improved Accounting and Performance Reporting for Alternatives

From the whitepaper:
"Family offices, foundations, endowments, and other private investment companies are increasingly investing in alternative investments such as hedge funds, private equity, real estate, and hard assets."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017
PEF Services LLC PEF Services selected by JMK Consumer Growth Partners

From PEF Services:
"PEF Services, a leading fund administrator for Alternative Investment Managers, today announced that JMK Consumer Growth Partners has selected PEF Services to support their complex fund administration accounting, regulatory, and investor reporting requirements."

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Posted: 21 February, 2017



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