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ESG Survey 2022: Picking the Lock to ESG Data

Allvue interviewed over 100 LPs and GPs about what role they believe ESG plays in the private capital markets, the biggest challenges to hitting ESG goals, how they are tackling those challenges, and more.

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

Sep 22, 2022

Growing a successful company is no easy feat. So we asked some of our clients what they wish they’d known as emerging managers. What [...]

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Equity

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

Sep 22, 2022

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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Credit, Equity

Distribution Waterfall Automation is a Reality

Sep 22, 2022

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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Equity

5 Steps to Private Equity Fundraising Success

Sep 22, 2022

Fundraising in the private equity markets has been on a tear of late. In 2021 fundraising, private equity funds raised more than $730 billion. [...]

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Equity

The Complete List of Alternative Investments and Private Capital Conferences

Sep 22, 2022

The alternative investment market has seen major growth in the last decade and is now a mainstay of the modern finance landscape. The expansion [...]

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Credit, Equity, LPs

The Ultimate List of Emerging Manager Programs

Sep 22, 2022

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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Equity

In Conversation with Lionpoint Group: The Future of Fund Accounting

Sep 22, 2022

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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Credit, Equity

The Ultimate List of Fund Administration Mergers and Acquisitions

Sep 21, 2022

In the past several years, there has been a persistent trend toward mergers and acquisitions among fund administration firms around the globe. These few [...]

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Equity

Whitepaper: Co-Sourcing: A Win-Win for Fund Managers

Sep 21, 2022

DOWNLOAD THE WHITEPAPER NOW Private equity fund managers often debate the tradeoffs between in-house and outsourced fund administration services. By outsourcing accounting and [...]

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ESG Survey 2022: Picking the Lock to ESG Data

Sep 13, 2022

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT NOW While ESG might face some tough criticism in the mainstream, in the institutional investing world, market participants are completely [...]

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What is Co-Sourcing?

Sep 13, 2022

Investment funds usually think of administration as something that they do in-house or that they outsource entirely. The choice between the two is a [...]

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What Is a Family Office?

Sep 12, 2022

The creation of family offices has been steeply on the rise over the last decade as wealthy families and individuals seek out their own [...]

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What is Fund Administration?

Sep 9, 2022

Many private investment partnership executive teams have found that outsourcing fund administration to a specialist firm improves operating efficiency and LP relationships. Allvue Systems [...]

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Equity

What Is Private Capital?

Aug 24, 2022

We’ve provided an overview of alternative investments on the Allvue blog, and now we’re digging into a new question – what is private capital?   [...]

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K-1 Reporting for GPs – From Paper to Portal

Aug 19, 2022

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

K-1 reporting is a mission-critical hassle. Whether the markets go your way or turn in strange directions, LPs need accurate reports and the IRS [...]

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Credit, Equity

PE Stack Ranks Allvue Fund Performance and Portfolio Monitoring

Aug 15, 2022

Allvue’s Fund Performance and Portfolio Monitoring (FPPM) solution has been ranked by PE Stack as an industry-leading GP portfolio monitoring system in the latest [...]

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The Role of Data Science in Private Equity Analytics

Aug 10, 2022

Investment research has come a long way from poring over charts trying to identify long-term trends and prompt portfolio shifts. As markets have evolved [...]

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Equity

What is Shadow Accounting and Why Do Private Equity Funds Do It?

Aug 4, 2022

Shadow accounting is the widespread practice of keeping a separate set of financial records. Fund accountants do it for all sorts of reasons, but [...]

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Equity

4 Takeaways from SuperReturn International 2022

Jun 23, 2022

Sini Savic

Regional Sales Director

SuperReturn International, the private equity and venture capital industry’s largest annual conference, was held in Berlin this month, attracting more than 1,000 LPs, 1,300 [...]

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Credit, Equity, LPs

A Complete List of ESG KPIs by Industry

Jun 7, 2022

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

DOWNLOAD THE ESG KPI LIST NOW As the prominence of ESG in private equity has grown, institutional investors’ embrace of ESG KPI tracking [...]

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Allvue in Action: Delivering Meaningful Portfolio Data

Jun 7, 2022

In this two-minute demo, Solutions Engineer Imran Khan highlights how Allvue can help you easily aggregate data and analyze portfolio performance in a single [...]

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Credit

Allvue in Action: Reducing Your Quarterly Reporting Cycle

Jun 7, 2022

In this two-minute demo, Solutions Engineer Imran Khan walks through how Allvue’s Private Debt software solution set can help you better deliver timely and [...]

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Credit

Allvue in Action: Optimizing Deal Management

Jun 7, 2022

In this two-minute demo, Solutions Engineer Imran Khan shows how Allvue’s solution set can help private debt fund managers streamline and optimize their deal [...]

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Credit

Allvue in Action: Automating Financial and Covenant Tracking

Jun 7, 2022

In this short, two-minute video, Solutions Engineer Imran Khan shows how Allvue’s Private Debt software solution set can help automate financial and covenant tracking, [...]

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Credit

Allvue in Action: Managing Loan Principal Activity

Jun 7, 2022

In this two-minute video, Solutions Engineer Imran Khan demonstrates how Allvue can help private debt fund managers more easily track and manage loan principal [...]

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Whitepaper: How Fund of Funds Can Master Private Equity Due Diligence

Jun 6, 2022

In many ways, it’s a great time to be a fund of funds manager, but in other ways it’s also never been so challenging. [...]

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Allvue in Action: Managing Combined Credit and Equity Portfolios

Jun 6, 2022

In this two-minute demo, Robert Sims, Head of Solutions Engineering, Europe, highlights how Allvue can help you manage your credit and equity portfolios in [...]

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Equity

How to Start a Private Equity Fund

Jun 6, 2022

Private equity and venture capital fundraising has recently been toppling records, as investors increasingly look to the alternatives industry for diversification opportunities. As demand [...]

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Equity

Breaking Down the Data Migration Process with Allvue’s LP Portfolio Management

Jun 1, 2022

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

The technology field for LPs has exploded with options over the last decade, rushing to keep pace with LP's embrace of the private markets. [...]

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LPs

Allvue in Action: Simplifying Fund Administrator Quarterly Reporting

May 31, 2022

In this two-minute demo, Robert Sims, Head of Solutions Engineering, Europe, shows how Allvue’s solution set can help fund administrators streamline their quarter-end reporting [...]

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Equity

Allvue in Action: Streamlining Multi-entity Capital Call Bookings

May 27, 2022

What if, with just one entry you could book a capital call at each entity level within a fund structure, instead of having to [...]

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Equity

Has the Venture Capital Bubble Burst?

May 25, 2022

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

Venture capital has had an impressive decade. But all through the climb, industry voices have been questioning – is this a bubble that is [...]

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Allvue in Action: Simplifying Bank Reconciliation

May 24, 2022

In this two-minute video, Robert Sims, Head of Solutions Engineering, Europe, demonstrates how Allvue can help streamline the bank reconciliation process. Match transactions, [...]

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Equity

Allvue in Action: Streamlining the Equity Pick-Up Process

May 23, 2022

The equity pickup process is often intricate, but it doesn’t have to be time-consuming. This two-minute video demonstrates how Allvue can help you allocate [...]

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Equity

Allvue in Action: Streamlining Portfolio Management with LP Portfolio Management

May 20, 2022

In this two-minute demo video, Senior Solutions Engineer Amira Benslimane shows how Allvue helps LPs view and analyze their entire portfolio of private investments [...]

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LPs

Allvue in Action: Overseeing Your Pipeline with LP Portfolio Management

May 18, 2022

In just two minutes, Senior Solutions Engineer Amira Benslimane demonstrates how Allvue empowers LPs to oversee their pipeline and track in-process deals through to [...]

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LPs

3 Takeaways from ILPA’s 2022 Europe Summit

May 11, 2022

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

The Institutional Limited Partner’s Association (ILPA) held its third annual Europe Summit in London April 26-27. Held in-person for the first time since early [...]

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Allvue in Action: Modeling Future Portfolios with LP Portfolio Management

May 10, 2022

With an asset class as opaque as private capital, being able to forecast your portfolio, test investment opportunities before committing, and project your cash [...]

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LPs

Allvue in Action: Automating Document Processing with LP Portfolio Management

May 7, 2022

Private capital is notorious for its static, disparate GP data statements, which can create hours of manual work for LPs as they work to [...]

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LPs

Allvue in Action: Optimizing Team Collaboration with LP Portfolio Management

May 2, 2022

When managing a complex private investment portfolio, collaborating across multiple team members – while necessary – has the potential to introduce operational risk. Allvue [...]

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LPs

How GPs Can Tackle Top Venture Capital Valuation and Reporting Challenges

Apr 28, 2022

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

Venture capital valuation and reporting, while essential to fund operations and investor relations, are challenging and time-consuming undertakings no matter which way you slice [...]

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Equity

5 Takeaways from Private Debt Investor’s 2022 APAC Forum

Apr 28, 2022

April Wu

Regional Sales Director, Asia

Private Debt Investor held its 2022 APAC Forum in Singapore on April 13, the first in-person edition after its virtual inaugural event in 2021. [...]

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5 Charts Emerging Managers Should Watch Right Now

Apr 25, 2022

Headlines were clear throughout 2021: It was a record-shattering year for private equity overall and venture capital specifically. As the search for yield continued, [...]

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Equity

Using a Streamlined Platform to Manage Credit and Equity Portfolios

Apr 22, 2022

Private markets overall have been gradually expanding over the past decade, and the growth isn’t limited to the equity space. In fact, the private [...]

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Equity

Managing the Challenge of Disparate Private Equity Data Systems

Apr 20, 2022

Data is paramount to success for any business. For the private markets, data is now the foundation for everything, from capital raising to investment [...]

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Equity

How To Automate Due Diligence Questionnaire Responses with Allvue

Apr 19, 2022

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

The rise of the private equity due diligence questionnaire speaks to how far private capital has come as an asset class. As more investors [...]

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Equity

Infographic: Introducing LP Portfolio Management for Fund of Funds

Apr 18, 2022

Investor demand for alternative investments continues to climb, and fund of funds managers are in a particularly apt position to benefit. For institutions looking [...]

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The Fund of Funds Manager’s Guide to PME Benchmarking

Apr 13, 2022

Demand for alternatives investments, and more specifically fund of funds investments, is higher than ever. As managers answer to that demand and scale up [...]

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LPs

Infographic: What’s Driving Private Debt Funds’ Continued Growth?

Mar 31, 2022

Many unique factors in the past few years have contributed to turmoil in the financial markets, threatening to throw off the exciting growth that’s [...]

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3 Ways ESG Will Change Portfolio Monitoring for Private Equity and Venture Capital Managers

Mar 31, 2022

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

As ESG took hold of the institutional investment space in the last decade, private equity and venture capital managers did not see the same [...]

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Equity

Tear Sheet Templates for Venture Capital Managers

Mar 30, 2022

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

When monitoring hundreds of portfolio companies across multiple, complex funds with numerous internal stakeholders to liaise with, data aggregation is an extremely common challenge [...]

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3 Private Equity Data Risks Faced by General Partners

Mar 22, 2022

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

The Covid-19 pandemic forced the private equity and private debt markets to rethink their processes. The new work-from-home paradigm – hurriedly adopted but now [...]

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Equity

3 Ways Fund of Funds Managers Can Upgrade Their Portfolio Monitoring

Mar 21, 2022

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

The push for deeper portfolio monitoring is growing as the alternatives industry also grows – and fund of funds, in particular, are likely to [...]

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LPs

The PE Investor’s Guide to Private Equity Investment Process Automation

Mar 19, 2022

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

Investors have long recognized the need for technology that helps them automate manual elements of the private equity investment process — particularly when it [...]

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LPs

How to Handle the Challenges of Limited Partner Transfers

Mar 17, 2022

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

In most scenarios, limited partners (LPs) intend to meet their capital obligations and stay committed to their fund until the GPs sell the entity [...]

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Equity

What Does Increased Private Equity Regulation Mean for Institutional Investors?

Mar 16, 2022

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

Private capital managers across the globe have been on the receiving end of expanding rules and transparency expectations from regulatory bodies. But as regulatory [...]

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LPs

Tear Sheet Templates for Private Equity Managers

Mar 15, 2022

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

Keeping all stakeholders – both internal and external – in the loop with clean data snapshots is a key challenge for many private equity [...]

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Equity

Private Equity Dry Powder Hits New Highs (And Brings Old Challenges)

Mar 14, 2022

Private equity growth shows no signs of slowing down. In 2021, activity bounced back from a pandemic-related pause and hit new highs for deal [...]

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Equity

3 Ways Fund Administrators Are Building Stronger Teams

Mar 10, 2022

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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Equity

Best Practices for Upgrading Private Equity Software

Mar 9, 2022

Software upgrades that force fund administrators and general partners to play version “catch up” are less than ideal for everyone, including LPs. Instead, upgrades [...]

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Equity

5 Reasons Why Private Capital Firms Are Moving to the Cloud

Mar 7, 2022

Brandon Meeks

Chief Technology Officer

Is the cloud the future of private equity data management? The general partners managing private capital firms – whether they’re in private debt, private [...]

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Credit, Equity

Infographic: Family Office Trends

Mar 2, 2022

In 2022, family offices are facing many of the same trends as other investors that have significant exposure to private equity.   Like many [...]

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Family Office Direct Investing Ramps Up in Private Equity

Feb 28, 2022

Dean Craig

Director of Product Management - Family Office Solutions

Private equity and family offices seem like a perfect union. With so much family wealth rooted in entrepreneurial success, it seems natural that they’d [...]

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Equity

What Does the Future of LP Reporting Look Like?

Feb 24, 2022

Like most industries, correspondence from fund managers has evolved over the last three decades, from fat envelopes carried by the USPS to email replete [...]

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Equity

The Private Equity Pacing Model – 3 Key Challenges Investors Face

Feb 22, 2022

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

Private equity is a notoriously complex asset class for many reasons, namely its lack of frequent and transparent valuations and its inherent illiquidity. [...]

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LPs

3 Habits of Highly Successful CLO Managers

Feb 15, 2022

David Lazar

Product Manager - CLO & Public Credit

In the last few years, the collateralized loan obligation market has come of age and developed into the mature entity we see today. In [...]

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Credit

Case Study: AlbaCore Capital Group

Feb 8, 2022

AlbaCore Capital Group is one of Europe’s leading specialist credit investors and CLO managers, focusing on public and private corporate credit markets, consistently outperforming [...]

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

Jan 23, 2022

Manuel Villavicencio

Consulting Director

There are three things in a GP's life that will never go away: taxes, information demands from investors, and the need for GPs to [...]

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Equity

Why Today’s Venture Capitalists Are Investing in Crypto

Jan 18, 2022

It’s indisputable: cryptocurrency has gone mainstream.  Crypto.com — which already hired Oscar winner Matt Damon as a spokesperson and snatched up naming rights [...]

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Equity

ESG Due Diligence 101

Jan 18, 2022

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

The concept of ESG (environmental, social, governance) investing has been on the radar of many large asset owners for decades. But in recent years [...]

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LPs

Streamlining Equity Method Accounting and Equity Pick Up

Jan 17, 2022

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

The equity method of fund accounting is used to pull profits and losses from lower-tier entities up to upper-tier entities. This way, unrealized gains [...]

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Equity

Why Are Wealth Managers Opening Fund of Funds?

Jan 10, 2022

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

In seeking out returns for their ultra-high-net-worth clients, wealth managers, like many institutions, continue to be drawn to the private markets and alternative investments. [...]

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LPs

3 Ways Allvue Helps Meet Your LPs’ Evolving Needs

Jan 7, 2022

Allan Parks

Product Manager, Fund Performance & Portfolio Monitoring Solutions

Between 2010 and 2020, alternative investments skyrocketed in popularity, with private markets ultimately seeing AUM more than double within the decade. In that time, [...]

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Equity

How to Reduce Your Quarter-End Reporting Cycle with Allvue

Jan 6, 2022

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

Whether a firm is launching its first fund or its fourth, they all face the same challenges brought on by the quarter-end reporting cycle. [...]

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Equity

Driving Success in Private Equity Software System Implementations

Jan 5, 2022

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

If you’ve realized your current private equity software system won’t be able to support your firm’s anticipated growth, you may have already begun the due diligence [...]

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Equity

Investing in Private Equity

Jan 4, 2022

Although it’s been a part of the investing conversation for decades, interest in private equity is growing faster than ever in terms of committed [...]

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Equity, LPs

Institutional Investors are Increasing their Allocation to Alternatives – Can their Tech Stacks Handle it?

Dec 23, 2021

Endowments, public pension funds, family offices – over the last few decades, they have all increased their weightings to alternative investments. As evidenced by [...]

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LPs

Infographic: 6 Venture Capital Trends to Watch in 2022

Dec 17, 2021

2021 was a remarkable year for venture capital. Records were set for fundraising, exit value, and capital investment, and this growth is expected to [...]

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3 Ways Public Pension Funds can Effectively Add Alternative Assets to their Portfolios

Dec 13, 2021

With public pension funds increasing their allocation to alternative investments, they need a systematic, straightforward method to approach their increasingly complex portfolios. Three issues [...]

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LPs

Infographic: 6 Private Equity Trends to Watch in 2022

Dec 7, 2021

Private equity has quickly rebounded from its slight pandemic-related dip, but Covid has still left its mark on the asset class. In our [...]

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5 Big Takeaways from the Virtual ILPA Summit 2021

Dec 6, 2021

The 2021 ILPA Summit, held virtually on November 9-11, 2021, offered an opportunity for GPs and LPs to build relationships within the private equity [...]

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LPs

Understanding PME Benchmarking

Dec 2, 2021

Paymun Saket

Managing Director - LP Products

What is public market equivalent (PME) benchmarking? PME, or public market equivalent, benchmarking is a benchmarking methodology often used to evaluate private asset performance. [...]

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LPs

What are Alternative Investments?

Nov 30, 2021

Our primer on alternative investments breaks down the basics of this asset class and explains why it has been one of the fastest growing [...]

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Credit, Equity, LPs

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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Credit, Equity

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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Equity

InfoStory: 5 Drivers of ESG Growth in Alternative Investments

Nov 9, 2021

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

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Credit, Equity

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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Equity

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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LPs

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

Oct 22, 2021

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

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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Equity

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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LPs

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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Equity

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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Equity

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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Equity

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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Equity

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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Equity

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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LPs

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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Equity

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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Equity

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

Sep 7, 2021

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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Equity

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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LPs

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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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

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

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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Credit, Equity

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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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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LPs

How Allvue Reduces Operational Risk

May 20, 2021

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

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 [...]

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Equity

Subsequent Closings, Equalizations, and How Allvue can Help

May 12, 2021

Kimberly Kale

Head of Product - Back Office

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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Equity

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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LPs

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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Equity

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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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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Credit, Equity

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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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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LPs

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

Dec 10, 2020

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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Credit

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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Equity

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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Credit, Equity

Private Credit Trends in the Middle Market

Oct 1, 2020

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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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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Equity

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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Credit

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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Credit, Equity

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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