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Private equity leads the way in corporate governance

A recent government paper has tentatively proposed that a voluntary “governance code” should be drawn up and applied to certain privately-held, economically significant companies and LLPs.

16 December 2016
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Invest Europe releases a standard form ESG Due Diligence Questionnaire

Invest Europe has released a standardised ESG DDQ for fund managers and their portfolio companies

09 December 2016
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Senior management accountability: diverging paths across Europe

A consultation will begin in 2017 on extending the Senior Managers & Certification Regime to all FCA/PRA authorised firms, which includes private equity and venture capital firms

02 December 2016
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UK government pledges long-term investment for a post-Brexit Britain

The UK government recognises the benefits of long term investment in the Autumn Statement and the announcement of the “Patient Capital Review”.

25 November 2016
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The UK's Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2016

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, delivered his first Autumn Statement in the light of the Brexit vote and the US election result.

23 November 2016
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Summary of SuperInvestor Amsterdam Final Conference Day

Co-Investing has both risks and rewards. Brendan Gallen gives a rundown of all the topic areas covered during the final day of SuperInvestor 2016.

21 November 2016
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Summary of SuperInvestor 2016 Main Conference Day Two

Private equity mid-market is at an 18 month high. The conditions facilitating this situation came under close scrutiny in today's morning sessions.

18 November 2016
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What does Trump's election mean for the private equity and venture capital industry?

We speculate what might be in store for the private equity and venture capital industry, at least as regards the narrow question of regulation and tax.

18 November 2016
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Summary of SuperInvestor 2016 Main Conference Day One

Brendan Gallen, Managing Associate for International Funds, provides a run down of the first day of the main SuperInvestor conference in Amsterdam.

17 November 2016
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The vital role of the European Investment Fund

The EIF has become invaluable for many venture and smaller buyout funds; a number of which may not have been raised without the EIF's cornerstone investment and subsequent...

11 November 2016
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European regulator takes action on venture capital passporting fees

Under AIFMD, marketing a private equity or venture capital fund in the EU has either got somewhat easier, or considerably harder – depending on access to a marketing...

04 November 2016
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How hard can Brexit be?

What might a "hard" Brexit look like for private equity and venture capital firms in the UK?

28 October 2016
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