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Going public requires significant investment in your finance, admin, and IR teams, as KKR’s preparations for its public listing show, writes Jennifer Harris.
The Institutional Limited Partners Association has written to suggest amendments to IASB’s latest draft on consolidated financial statements.
The Silver Lake- and TPG-backed company won out over a joint venture between Siemens and The Gores Group, despite protests from creditors including MatlinPatterson.
The US banking regulatory has softened some of the rules it would impose on private equity firms that want to invest in struggling banks.
Private equity firms will face lower barriers to investment in banks, after the US banking regulator voted to modify some of the more controversial aspects of its regulations for private equity owners.
The US banking regulator scaled back its proposed rules, easing certain requirements that had attracted industry criticism including Tier 1 leverage ratios.
The 'European-style' waterfall is gaining traction in North America, but US general partners need not fear this trend.
There are roughly four ways for GPs to 'top up' the capital in an existing fund, but each method comes with some harsh concessions
US House of Representatives has voted to pass a bill that would give the SEC and the Federal Reserve the power to regulate compensation at private firms with more than $1 billion in assets. The wording of the proposed law excludes most private equity firms, however.
Today the US House of Representatives voted to pass bill that will give the SEC and the Federal Reserve the power to regulate compensation at financial institutions with more than $1 billion in assets.

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