GPs are already bullish on outsourcing, both as clients and investors, largely because their business is not getting any simpler. Contracting a service provider allows them to focus on generating returns, yet the in- creasing complexity of LP demands and regulatory requirements only ups the stakes for getting this collaboration right.
eFront, the world’s leading alternative investment management software and solutions provider, announced today that the Hamburg-based provider of fund management services, Brightpoint, implemented eFront’s dedicated enterprise software for venture capital firms.
Technology has been a revolutionary force in many industries including finance. Technology has disrupted the payment industry, stock trading and retail banking to name just a few. eFront’s Thibaut de Laval tells us how technology will transform private equity going forward.
Deciles and quartiles have been around for a long time and have been used to rank everything from hereditary traits to student test scores to crime rates. First seen in 1882 and 1879 respectively, both terms are attributed to Francis Galton (1822-1911), the British mathematician, explorer and cousin to the considerably more famous Charles Darwin.
As tax reporting season winds down, the pain and difficulties in getting out K-1s is still fresh in everyone’s mind. For some fund managers, though, what was once an inefficient and laborious process has been streamlined…