general partners (GPs)

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Start-up managers favoured by most investors for opportunistic strategies

Limited Partners (LPs) are increasingly investing in first-time funds because they are more entrepreneurial, better placed to deliver specialist strategies and more likely to produce higher return than more established firms, according to a recent study.

Consistent fee reporting template for private equity industry issued by Ilpa

The Institutional Limited Partners Association (Ilpa) has published a template and accompanying guidance to promote more uniform reporting practices in the private equity industry.

US private equity companies charged $20bn in hidden fees over 20 years

Private equity firms charged hidden fees totalling $20bn over 20 years to companies in the US while some of their partners sat on or controlled the company’s board of directors, says a study.