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5 Steps Emerging Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms Can Take to Accelerate Growth

With money pouring into private equity and venture capital at unprecedented levels, emerging managers have big opportunities ahead – but also big challenges. For emerging PE and VC managers, growth is not a nice-to-have, it’s a need-to-have. Download our latest whitepaper, to see five key steps firms can take to help accelerate that growth.

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Infographic: 7 Private Debt Trends to Watch in 2022

Nov 22, 2021

Private debt has established itself as one of the fastest growing alternative asset classes in the industry and, as we look ahead to 2022, [...]

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How Private Markets are Catching up on ESG

Nov 16, 2021

David Lazar

Product Manager - CLO & Public Credit

New regulations are driving standardization across the industry and forcing GPs to prioritize ESG initiatives Private markets have long lagged public in embracing ESG [...]

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How GPs can Stand Out in a Hot Fundraising Market

Nov 12, 2021

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

The fundraising market is white hot Fundraising is the highest it’s been over the last five years, due to a partially vaccinated population, high [...]

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InfoStory: 5 Drivers of ESG Growth in Alternative Investments

Nov 9, 2021

As Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing demand grows, the alternative assets industry has begun to train its focus on ESG issues and explore [...]

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How to Simplify Venture Capital Data Collection with Allvue

Nov 3, 2021

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

Data collection is a challenge for venture firms of all shapes and sizes. Established firms, amidst a record-breaking fundraising environment, are managing increasingly complex [...]

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Infographic: What do Endowments Need to Better Manage their Alternative Investments?

Nov 1, 2021

Endowments are increasingly turning to alternative investments as a way to boost portfolio diversification and returns, while reducing volatility.  But in order to manage [...]

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Why an Integrated Back Office is Now Essential for Meeting Investor Demands

Oct 22, 2021

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Equity

What was a nice-to-have pre-Covid is now a need-to-have Back-office technology integration has captured the attention of GPs, driven by increased investment in alternative [...]

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Benchmarking Private Asset Portfolios: Technology is Critical as Investors Venture into New Markets

Oct 20, 2021

The absence of an efficient, reliable and timely benchmarking solution can have profound consequences for LPs. Without a reliable, cost-effective way to objectively evaluate [...]

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The Ultimate List of Emerging Manager Programs

Oct 19, 2021

A comprehensive list of emerging manager programs offered by pensions, endowments, and other sponsors Getting a new fund off the ground is no easy [...]

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Allvue in Action: Simplifying Fund Accounting

Oct 14, 2021

In this three-minute demo, Solutions Engineer Sean Houser shows how Allvue can help simplify fund accounting processes. See how you can manage fund and [...]

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5 Steps Emerging Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms Can Take to Accelerate Growth

Oct 14, 2021

With money pouring into private equity and venture capital at unprecedented levels, emerging managers have big opportunities ahead – but also big challenges. Managers [...]

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Infographic: 2022 Investor / GP Trends in ESG for Alternative Investments

Oct 12, 2021

As Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues continue to grow in importance for the alternative investments industry, understanding the evolving landscape and upcoming trends [...]

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Allvue in Action: Enhancing your Investor Experience

Oct 11, 2021

In this two-minute demo, Solutions Engineer Sean Houser shows how Allvue can help you enhance your investor experience. See how you can provide investors [...]

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Advice to my 2nd-Fund Self, with Osage Venture Partners

Oct 11, 2021

Osage’s Advice: Get tech ASAP, make implementation a priority, and foster a culture that respects financial controls Growing a successful company is no easy [...]

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Allvue in Action: Streamlining Investor Communications

Oct 10, 2021

In this two-minute demo, Solutions Engineer Sean Houser shows how Allvue can help you seamlessly generate investor notices, such as a capital call, in [...]

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Allvue in Action: Simplifying Data Collection

Oct 6, 2021

In this three-minute demo, Solutions Engineer Sean Houser shows how Allvue can help you simplify your data collection, including by allowing you to standardize [...]

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Infographic: Fund of Funds & Alternative Investments – 3 Current Challenges

Oct 5, 2021

Fund of Funds that invest in alternative assets are faced with unique challenges. And due to their rapid growth, navigating the complexities in their [...]

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Allvue in Action: Reducing your Quarter-End Reporting Cycle

Oct 4, 2021

In this two-minute demo, Solutions Engineer Sean Houser shows how Allvue can reduce your quarter-end reporting cycle by helping you to deliver timely and [...]

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Allvue in Action: Enhancing your Fund and Portfolio Company Analytics

Oct 3, 2021

In this three-minute video, Solutions Engineer Sean Houser shows how Allvue can help enhance your fund and portfolio company analytics. See how doing so [...]

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Infographic: 4 Big Quarter End Reporting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Sep 30, 2021

Quarter end can be a notoriously painful process, especially for emerging venture capital and private equity firms – who are taking on the impossible [...]

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3 ways Fund Administrators can Build Stronger Teams through Technology

Sep 15, 2021

Bryan Botha

Senior Sales Executive

Building strong teams and retaining key employees is a challenging task for fund administrators in normal times – and we are, undoubtedly, not in [...]

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4 Charts that Show the Huge Opportunity for Emerging Venture Capital Fund Managers

Sep 7, 2021

Amanda Halfeld

Product Manager

For many new and emerging venture capital fund managers, 2020 was a challenging year. The initial market turmoil brought on by the pandemic saw [...]

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InfoStory: How Public Pensions can Better Manage their Alternative Investments

Aug 23, 2021

For public pension funds investing in alternative assets, there are multiple challenges to adding more complex investments to their portfolios. Getting transparency into asset [...]

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Client Reporting Template Kit for Start-up VC and PE Funds

Aug 23, 2021

Templates for capital call notices, distribution notices, and PCAP statements One of the biggest challenges start-up and early-stage venture capital and private equity funds [...]

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Four Top Tips for GPs Facing Performance Valuation and Portfolio Monitoring Challenges

Aug 10, 2021

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

GPs looking to collect, analyze, monitor and report Port Co and Fund performance data both internally and with their investors face a number of [...]

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Advice to my 2nd-Fund Self, with Polaris Private Equity

Aug 4, 2021

Growing a successful company is no easy feat. So we asked some of our clients who have done so what they wish they’d known [...]

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Case Study: Polaris

Jul 19, 2021

Polaris, an industry-leading Nordic private equity firm investing in mid-sized companies, set themselves a challenge: To update their fund accounting setup before their next [...]

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Infographic: Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring

Jul 13, 2021

With GPs seeking ways to provide more transparency and investors requiring data and information in the form of reports in record time, GPs face [...]

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Why the Private Capital Industry Needs to Up its Technology Game

Jun 16, 2021

Amanda Halfeld

Product Manager

Growth and the COVID-19 crisis are prompting technological soul-searching: As investors move into multiple private markets, there is a growing recognition of the inefficiencies [...]

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Video Case Study: Standish Management

Jun 11, 2021

Standish Management, LLC – a provider of specialized fund administration services for Managers and General Partners of Venture Capital, Buyout, Real Estate and Fund-of-Funds private equity funds – focuses on helping [...]

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Infographic: How to Complete a Capital Call in 10 Minutes with Allvue

Jun 11, 2021

Completing a capital call, one of the fundamentals of private equity fund accounting, doesn’t need to eat up hours or days of your team’s time. [...]

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Streamlining Equity Method Accounting with Allvue

Jun 3, 2021

Amanda Halfeld

Product Manager

The equity method of private equity fund accounting is used to pull profits and losses from lower tier entities up to upper tier entities. This [...]

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Infographic: Introducing LP Portfolio Management

May 28, 2021

With allocations to alternative investments becoming a larger portion of their portfolios, LPs are looking for an end-to-end technology solution that provides forecasting, insight, [...]

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How Allvue Reduces Operational Risk

May 20, 2021

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Equity

For GPs in the alternatives market, relying on outdated back-office processes doesn’t just create inefficiencies – it also adds risk.  The strong fundraising environment of recent years has seen [...]

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Subsequent Closings, Equalizations, and How Allvue can Help

May 12, 2021

Amanda Halfeld

Product Manager

Having more investors in a fund is, generally, a good thing.  Keeping track of allocations, though – especially as investors join on different dates [...]

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Utilizing Efficiencies – How LPs Can Grow Their Portfolio by Leveraging Efficiency and Automation Tools

May 11, 2021

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

Introduction With heated competition for the latest deals and the need to quickly capitalize on new opportunities, process efficiency is of paramount concern to [...]

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The Explosive Growth and Hidden Risks of Fund Finance

May 10, 2021

As the alternative markets exploded in the last decade, fund financing – that is, the providing of credit to private funds – emerged alongside [...]

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Understanding Private Equity Fund Accounting

May 1, 2021

Our primer on private equity fund accounting breaks down what fund accounting is and how it differs from other accounting methods. What is [...]

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Infographic: Private Debt Trends to Watch

Apr 29, 2021

Private Debt is one of the fastest growing alternative asset classes in the industry, due to its low correlation with the public markets and [...]

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Distribution Waterfall Automation is a Reality

Apr 27, 2021

Manuel Villavicencio

Consulting Director

Waterfall automation software can now drastically simplify the headache of waterfall calculations In the world of Private Equity, distribution waterfalls define the economic relationship between [...]

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Five Reasons Why GPs are Moving to the Cloud

Apr 14, 2021

Brandon Meeks

Chief Technology Officer

While GPs have long contemplated the benefits of cloud technology, its importance as a driver of digital transformation has only recently risen to the [...]

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In Conversation with Lionpoint Group: How to Build a Data Strategy

Apr 12, 2021

An effective data strategy can meaningfully streamline and de-risk a GP’s processes, as long as it’s not hindered by an unintegrated tech stack, according [...]

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Infographic: Insurance Companies & Private Debt – Trends to Watch

Apr 1, 2021

With the growing investment trend becoming more favorable towards private debt, insurance companies are eager to shed the challenges brought by low interest rates, [...]

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The Data Journey: Five Steps to Turn Data into Information

Mar 29, 2021

Yuriy Shterk

Chief Product Officer

With competition fierce for deals and fundraising, GPs have always been sensitive to the fact that success requires being able to process vast amounts [...]

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The Importance of Process – An LP’s Guide to Getting More Value from Their Portfolios

Mar 25, 2021

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

LPs have long recognized the need for technology options that help them automate processes and aggregate data. This need for replicable, automated processes and [...]

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In Conversation with Lionpoint Group: The Future of Fund Accounting

Mar 16, 2021

Technology offers GPs the ability to shift from an operational mindset to an analytical one, according to Travis Broad, Manager, and James McNicholl, Senior Consultant, at Lionpoint Group.   As [...]

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3 Habits of Highly Successful CLO Managers

Mar 4, 2021

David Lazar

Product Manager - CLO & Public Credit

Growing CLO Managers rely on scalable, integrated platforms and outsourced operations Habit 1: Secure Equity funding for issuing new CLOs After sitting out much [...]

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Top Trends for GPs: What to Watch in 2021

Feb 10, 2021

What do GPs need to watch for this year? By maintaining close contact with our GP and LP clients across the private debt, private [...]

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CLOs – A Pandemic Retrospective and What’s on the Horizon

Feb 2, 2021

The market for CLO managers remained resilient in 2020, despite greater complexity and investor angst arising from exposure to certain companies with uncertainty around [...]

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Why upgrading versions of your PE software stack doesn’t have to be risky or costly

Jan 28, 2021

Software upgrades that force admins and GPs to play version “catch up” are less than ideal for everyone, including LPs. Instead, upgrades that provide [...]

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Equity

COVID-19 Makes LP Portfolio Management More Important Than Ever

Jan 12, 2021

Limited partners investing in private equity, private debt, real estate, and infrastructure have long struggled to use information effectively so they can react quickly [...]

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The Data-driven Portfolio – How LPs Can Make Smarter, Faster Investment Decisions

Jan 12, 2021

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

Investing in the private markets has always enjoyed broad appeal among investors who seek returns not tied to the public markets. As of year [...]

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Private Debt: Fundraising Consolidation Marks the Market’s Coming of Age

Dec 10, 2020

Ryan Crowell

Product Manager - Private Credit

The COVID-19 crisis has reinforced LPs’ increasingly cautious selection of managers. As fundraising shifts to fewer, larger managers, it will impact deal activity and [...]

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The Role of Fund Finance in a Pandemic-driven Market

Dec 1, 2020

Bao Nguyen

Head of Solutions Engineering - Credit

The role of fund finance has become increasingly important to both lenders and borrowers, partly due to ongoing market conditions that have been exacerbated [...]

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Case Study: Standish Management

Nov 23, 2020

Standish Management, LLC, a provider of specialized fund administration services for Managers and General Partners of Buyout, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Fund-of-Funds private [...]

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Print or Perish – CLO Market Trends & the Plight of the Startup CLO Manager

Oct 21, 2020

David Lazar

Product Manager - CLO & Public Credit

The collateralized loan obligation (CLO) market has held up to COVID stress, but recent CLO manager entrants will need to build scale to survive. [...]

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Allvue Launches Women in Alternatives Series with Webinar

Oct 13, 2020

On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, Allvue Systems kicked off its Women in Alternatives series with a live webinar, entitled “Women in Alternatives: Are We [...]

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Private Credit Trends in the Middle Market

Oct 1, 2020

Ryan Crowell

Product Manager - Private Credit

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually every corner of the world economy, and the Private Credit markets are no exception. Following a decade [...]

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Credit

Case Study: Trident Trust

Sep 24, 2020

Trident Trust, an independent global fund administrator, serves its worldwide client base of alternative investment fund managers through professional and dedicated on-the-ground teams in [...]

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Equity

Whitepaper: The Grass is Greener on the Other Side

Sep 17, 2020

How Co-Sourcing is shifting views on Fund Administration in the Alternative Investments industry The past 20 years have seen fluctuations in the popularity of [...]

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Crushed by COVID – GPs Grapple with Disparate Point Solutions in the Face of Expanded LP Requests for Information

Sep 8, 2020

Ryan Keough

Chief Revenue Officer

Introduction The COVID crisis is unprecedented and has stressed systems and capacity throughout the world. Over the past months, we saw our public infrastructure [...]

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Whitepaper: From LIBOR to SOFR

Aug 18, 2020

LIBOR reaches the end of the road. Now there’s a new acronym in town. At the grand old age of 51, LIBOR (London [...]

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LP Communications: Investor Portals Creates a Win-Win Solution

Jul 14, 2020

Despite the havoc wreaked by COVID-19, fund managers across the private capital spectrum are working overtime fielding inquiries from their LPs wanting to know [...]

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Distressed Debt Investing is Back in Vogue as COVID Slams on the Economic Brakes

Jul 7, 2020

Rob Marinaro

Head of Product - Credit

The COVID pandemic will likely increase the distressed debt market from $70 - $100 billion to $350 - $450 billion A [...]

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Excel Increases Operational Risk for GPs

Jun 30, 2020

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Equity

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the private equity and credit markets to rethink their processes. The new work-from-home paradigm shone a light on the strengths [...]

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Equity

K-1 Reporting for GPs – From Paper to Portal

Apr 3, 2020

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Equity

As our daily work (and personal) lives are turned upside down from the effects of the Coronavirus, fund managers and administrators still soldier on.  [...]

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How Technology Can Support Fund Managers in a Coronavirus World

Mar 24, 2020

Omar Dapul

Head of Solutions Engineering - Europe / Asia

Financial uncertainty across the private capital spectrum With the global economy facing significant economic headwinds from the onset of the Coronavirus, private capital firms [...]

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Case Study: Atlantic Pacific Cos.

Mar 12, 2020

Atlantic | Pacific Companies is a fourth-generation real estate company with expertise in acquisitions, property management, development and investments. With offices in Florida, Georgia [...]

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Whitepaper: Back office challenges for real estate fund CFOs

Mar 6, 2020

A number of our current trends in private equity real estate are creating both opportunities and challenges for real estate fund managers. Powerful shifts [...]

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Whitepaper: Moving past the insource vs. outsource decision – A new model emerges

Mar 6, 2020

Alternative investment fund CFOs, COOs and IT departments could be excused for looking a little bleary-eyed these days. As investors continue to increase allocations [...]

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Whitepaper: The risk of spreadsheets for private capital fund managers

Mar 6, 2020

Spreadsheets are like an old friend - we rely and trust them, even if they make us crazy once in a while. But in [...]

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Whitepaper: What is Business Intelligence and why should GPs care?

Mar 6, 2020

What is Business Intelligence and why should GPs care? So much data - not enough information. For GPs that have been diligently building [...]

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Case Study: Accomplice

Dec 2, 2019

Accomplice is a seed-led venture capital firm with offices in Boston and San Francisco. In 2015 Accomplice spun out of Atlas Venture, a historically [...]

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Allvue Private Capital 2019 CFO Survey

Nov 1, 2019

After a torrential pace of fundraising, deal activity and performance over the past few years, the anticipation for a market correction and its effect [...]

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Case Study: Atlas Holdings

Apr 23, 2019

Headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, Atlas Holdings and its affiliates own 18 companies that employ approximately 21,000 associates and operate from more than 200 facilities [...]

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Case Study: SOSV

Nov 28, 2018

SOSV is a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests through their global accelerator programs with a focus on hardware/connected devices, life sciences, cross-border internet [...]

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Management Company Accounting – What Do GPs Really Need to Get the Job Done?

Oct 5, 2018

Manuel Villavicencio

Consulting Director

Management Company Accounting – What Do GPs Really Need to Get the Job Done? Our Director of Consulting Services, Manny Villavicenio, leads the [...]

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LP Reporting And The Need To Move Away From VDRs

Apr 25, 2018

A brief history of LP reporting In the beginning… …there were envelopes, stamps and the U.S. Postal Service to send out notices and [...]

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Equity

Why do some private equity system implementations succeed and others fail?

Feb 9, 2018

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Equity

So, you’re thinking about a new Accounting/CRM/Investor Portal for your firm.  You’ve possibly even begun the due diligence process as you come to realize [...]

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Family Offices Step Up Direct Investing – But Not Without Challenges

Dec 11, 2017

Dean Craig

Director of Product Management - Family Office Solutions

Private equity and family offices seem like a perfect union. With many families having their roots in the entrepreneurial success of their founder, it [...]

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