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Rebecca Akrofie

Rebecca Akrofie is a News Reporter at private funds management covering private equity management, regulation and legislative developments.

Adams Street names Credit Suisse exec as COO

The private markets firm has appointed James Walker, who held the same role in wealth management units at Morgan Stanley and Citi.

Ares: Firms must plan for ‘hard Brexit’

The global fund manager is considering a move to continental Europe as the uncertainty continues.

UK post-Brexit marketing position still unclear

The UK is unlikely to be approved for a marketing passport in time for a 2019 exit from the EU.

UK post-Brexit marketing position still unclear

The UK is unlikely to be approved for a marketing passport in time for a 2019 exit from the EU.

ESMA issues fraudulent emails warning

The European securities regulator said investors had been targeted by emails that used its logo and identity.

Lawyers dub ILPA credit line comments ‘extreme’

A commentary on the American Investment Council’s website criticised ILPA’s guidance on private equity’s use of subscription credit lines.

ESMA warns firms over Brexit flight

Authority chairman Steven Maijoor also cautions EU27 regulators about applying FCA authorisation in their own jurisdictions.

UK to reform private funds law

The country is seeking to compete with other jurisdictions for private funds’ business.