The private equity market remains troubled by ongoing uncertainty. While 2013 proved the strongest year for PE since the financial crisis, sky-high asset prices and ferocious competition are create difficult circumstances for PE dealmaking. There seems no end to the regulatory barrage, which leads managers to devote more time and resources to their compliance obligations...
FW moderates a discussion on compliance with the AIFM Directive between Martin Brockhausen at King & Wood Mallesons, Martin Krause at Norton Rose Fulbright, Michelle Moran at Ropes & Gray, and John Adams at Shearman & Sterling.
Global Risk Management Advisors, Inc. Governments around the globe have enacted a wave of new financial regulations in an effort to address drivers of the great financial crisis that began in 2008. One set of new regulations...
AFG (Association Française de la Gestion financière) The 22 July 2014 marked a significant milestone for the European asset management industry, in particular for the alternative investment fund industry. Indeed, all existing European...
British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) The collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and the ensuing chaos in capital markets shook the world of financial services to its very core. Needless to say, picking up the pieces after the event...
Anderson Kill P.C. Last summer, the Sun Capital Partners case potentially opened the door to holding private equity firms liable for the underfunded pension obligations of their portfolio companies. Many fund...
Battalia Winston There has been a noticeable increase in the number of private equity firms replacing the executives of their portfolio companies and, in some cases, hiring a completely new management...
Campbells One of the many attractions of the Cayman Islands as a centre of financial structuring is the commercial focus and flexibility of its domestic laws. The elected government in the Islands...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP Nate Silver, in his book ‘The Signal and the Noise’, explains the art of discerning trends from a mass of contradictory and uncorrelated data. This skill led him to predict the winner...
FW moderates a discussion on valuations for the private equity industry between Richard J. Siladi at American Appraisal, James Dimech-DeBono at Grant Thornton, Jason Frank at Hilco Enterprise Services, Cindy Ma at Houlihan Lokey, and Attul Karir at PwC.
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AFG (Association Française de la Gestion financière)
Anderson Kill P.C.
British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)
Global Risk Management Advisors, Inc.
Hilco Enterprise Services
King & Wood Mallesons
Norton Rose Fulbright
Ropes & Gray
Shearman & Sterling
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP