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SS&C SS&C selected by NTAsset for Fund Administration and Middle Office Operational Support

From the press release:
"SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has been appointed by NTAsset to provide a range of fund administration services and middle office operational support for nearly $1 billion in assets under management (AUM). NTAsset which invests long-term in small cap Asia-only companies to generate absolute returns is growing to be one of the largest alternative fund management companies in South East Asia."

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Posted: 23 October, 2017
PitchBook now has complete coverage of the private and public European markets

From PitchBook:
"Since establishing our London office in 2014, we've been focused on serving a growing number of European firms including (but not limited to) venture capital, private equity and M&A clients. Today, we’re excited to announce that our expansion of public companies, private companies, consensus estimates and a decade of European M&A activity is live."

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Posted: 23 October, 2017
SS&C SS&C closes acquisition of CommonWealth Fund Services

From the press release:
"S&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. today announced the acquisition of CommonWealth Fund Services Ltd. (“CommonWealth”), an award-winning Canadian fund administrator servicing over $8 billion in assets. The newly acquired business expands SS&C’s footprint in Canada and adds a talented management team and staff."

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Posted: 23 October, 2017
Vitech Vitech sponsors HackRU Hackathon at Rutgers University

From Vitech:
"Vitech announced today that it is a proud sponsor of the HackRU Hackathon, taking place October 14-15 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. HackRU is a 24 hour hackathon event where hundreds of students from around the world will collaborate on software application development projects. Developers and mentors will bring their knowledge and expertise to help create a learning environment made up of tech talks, demonstrations and one-on-one instruction sessions."

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Posted: 23 October, 2017
SP Global S&P Global Market Intelligence publishes Issue 15 of the EMEA Private Equity Market Snapshot

About this issue:
"On October 5th S&P Global Market Intelligence released Issue 15 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:
  • Lack of Brexit Clarity Fails to Stump UK Deals
  • Secondary Directs – A New Rite of Passage for PE Holdings?
  • China: Global GPs Look East to Capture IT Opportunities
  • Changing Tastes: Institutional Investors Satisfy Growing PE Appetite."
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Posted: 23 October, 2017
BVCA course 'Support Staff Skills for the PE/VC Workplace'

21-22 November in London

About the course:
"The Support Staff oriented training course is part of the BVCA’s range of training programmes aimed at those not directly involved with the investments and transactions of private equity and venture capital firms, but support the business in other areas. This course focuses on the difference between your role in this sector compared to others and how to maximise the support you can provide."

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Posted: 23 October, 2017
SS&C SS&C 'Second Annual Study Reveals Top Concerns of CECL Transition'

About the survey:
"SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. today released a study revealing a marked decline in banks’ confidence in their ability to address the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) standard via existing reserving processes. Despite previously high (85 percent in 2016) levels of confidence, only 43 percent of 2017 respondents plan to leverage or have leveraged their current reserving process for the CECL transition."

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Posted: 23 October, 2017
SS&C SS&C hires CV Channagiri as Chief Information Officer

From the press release:
"S&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. today announced the appointment of CV Channagiri as Chief Information Officer for SS&C. He will be based in SS&C's New York City office and will report to Norm Boulanger, President. The office of the CIO manages a team of over 200 technologists in support of all lines of business across SS&C."

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Posted: 23 October, 2017
SS&C SS&C announces 'Automation of ILPA Fee Reporting Template'

From the press release:
"SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. today announced SS&C Advent is endorsing through its Geneva World Investor platform the Institution Limited Partners Association (“ILPA”) Reporting Template. Automating the ILPA Reporting Template alleviates the manual process of meeting investor requirements around fee and expense reporting. It also gives greater transparency into reporting."

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Posted: 23 October, 2017
eFront announces eFront VaR 'A Revolution in Private Equity Risk Management'

About eFront VaR:
"eFront VaR is a new product that has been designed in partnership with Peracs specifically for private equity fund investors and eFront clients. By using eFront VaR, limited partners are able to identify the likely movements of their private equity portfolio in terms of Net Asset Value and cash over a 12-month period."

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Posted: 28 September, 2017
Intralinks 'Dealmakers set to close deals faster with latest version of the Intralinks platform'

From the press release:
"Intralinks®, a Synchronoss Business, the world’s leading Virtual Data Room (VDR) provider, today announced the latest version of its VDR to help give time and control back to dealmakers. Deal rooms form an essential part of the M&A process, but are often deemed a clunky and tiresome part of due diligence."

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Posted: 28 September, 2017
SS&C SS&C GlobeOp’s Regulatory Solutions Group celebrates five year and 500 client milestone

From the press release:
"SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. today announced that [it] has launched several new high performance solutions designed to improve data and portfolio management, performance reporting, and investment qualification processes for funds and asset managers to complement compliance with global regulatory and risk reporting requirements and other investor and financial reporting standards."

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Posted: 28 September, 2017
Lionpoint Group expands Global EPM Team to meet Growing Demands

From the Lionpoint Group:
"Lionpoint Group has successfully delivered Anaplan engagements to support private equity OPEX planning, carried interest waterfalls and corporate modelling.  As a part of our commitment to EPM and Anaplan, we have added three new resources: Joshua Baker and Jesse Pennoni in New York and Aleph Degla in London.


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Posted: 28 September, 2017
it.venture itventure Annual Summer Reception

From itventure:
"it|venture once again held our annual Summer Reception in the gardens of the Ritz Hotel in London on 17 August 2017.  It was great to again see a big turnout from our growing community of clients, partners and associates."

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Posted: 28 September, 2017
PreqinSolutions SEI white paper 'Finding Success as Alternatives Converge'

About the survey:
"Teaming with Preqin, SEI surveyed approximately 200 specialist and diversified alternative asset managers to gain an understanding of how they are positioning themselves strategically to maximize their competitiveness."

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Posted: 28 September, 2017
PreqinSolutions Preqin Solutions business case on Palatine Private Equity

From Preqin Solutions:
"In managing and reviewing the performance of its portfolio, Palatine Private Equity (PPE) had become over-dependent on its deal team members, which limited fund-level co-operation and control. PPE implemented Preqin Solutions’ cloud-based platform across its portfolio and internally to the Investment, Business Development and Portfolio Management teams."

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Posted: 28 September, 2017
PreqinSolutions Preqin Solutions 'Communications Challenges and Trends in Private Capital'

From Preqin Solutions:
"Shifting investor expectations and requirements have changed the nature of GP communications strategies. How can GPs meet LP reporting expectations and improve their IR strategies?"

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Posted: 27 September, 2017
PEF Services LLC PEF Services case study on Resilience Capital

From PEF Services:
"Watch the video to learn how Resilience Capital launched a new fund with PEF Services."

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Posted: 27 September, 2017
PEF Services LLC PEF Services video 'Benefits of Outsourcing Private Capital Fund Administration'

About the video:
"The private capital industry is experiencing increased back-office pressures.  General Partners are reexamining the question of whether to outsource their fund administration or keep it in house.  They have discovered that outsourcing this vital function helps them elevate investor services, enhance compliance, reduce costs, streamline operations and refocus on strategy."

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Posted: 27 September, 2017
PEF Services LLC PEF Services white paper 'Fund Administration Outsourcing'

About the white paper:
"As the private capital industry continues to see rapid changes, more General Partners (GPs) are reexamining the question of whether to outsource their fund administration or keep it in house."

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Posted: 27 September, 2017



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