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What you need to know about sub lines for SMAs

Subscription lines are used by many multi-investor funds, but what do you need to consider when applying a sub line to a single-investor account? Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith explores the key issues, together with Tom Smith and Felix Paterson of Debevoise & Plimpton

ESG: When principles are not enough

When bfinance was hired by the UK’s EAPF to identify ESG-focused debt managers, shortlisted firms needed to evidence a commitment that went beyond merely signing up to PRI.

Houston pension fund seeks private assets consultant

The $4.2bn pension fund currently allocates 16.4% to alternatives – with only 0.4% of its private equity portfolio assigned to private credit.

Survey reveals challenges of loan administration

A striking 90% of fund manager respondents said they had identified improvements that needed to be made to their operational management around loans.

Diving into the pool

Some London pension funds have decided to move into the private debt fast lane. There are risks, but they’re right to do so.

Fundraising advice for first timers

Panellists at ACG’s annual conference provided some guidance for private equity professionals looking to strike out on their own.

More winners than ever

Our 2017 awards indicate an asset class brimming with confidence and continuing to diversify.

How fundraising is affected by Brexit

With delegation rules a hot topic and the possibility of some investment being withdrawn from UK-focused funds, Brexit is already having an impact. Samuel Brooks of Macfarlanes explores some of the key issues.

2017 awards: Final call to action!

With the poll closing at midnight tonight PST, you have one last chance to make your votes count.

PDI awards: Just a few days left to vote!

At the end of this week, the curtains will close on our 2017 awards process. Act now to make sure your views count.

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