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Aberdeen opens Abu Dhabi office

The asset manager has opened its first office in the Middle East and has become the first international asset manager to establish a base in Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone.

PE firms should use data more wisely

Hamilton Lane and Adveq are among firms who are increasingly using data to enhance fundraising and risk management.

KWM elects new EUME senior partner

Germany-based corporate partner Michael Cziesla, who counts secondaries among his specialties, will work alongside Tim Bednall, recently elected by the firm as managing partner for Europe and Middle East.

First Reserve settles with SEC over fee allocations

The SEC's allegations involve the private equity firm's 2006-vintage Fund XI which it attempted to restructure in the first half of the year.

SEC bans Caspersen from working in private equity

The former Park Hill partner – who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of almost $39m – has received a permanent ban.

Three Brexit considerations for fundraising GPs

UK private equity firms in fundraising mode should expect investors to quiz them on the potential impact of Brexit on their structure, investment strategy and returns, lawyers say.

SEC chief counsel joins Clifford Chance

The global law firm, which advises on secondaries, has hired Robert Rice as a partner in its litigation and dispute resolution group.

FCA: UK still has to comply with MiFID II post-Brexit

Advisory firms that provide investment management services to EU clients, such as secondaries managers, must still comply with the directive, the UK's financial regulator says.

Post-Brexit trade models and private funds

Potential post-Brexit models, such as those used by Switzerland and Canada, would change the way UK managers raise money in the EU.

Management fees unchanged since crisis

King & Wood Mallesons' survey, which looked at 60 funds including four secondaries vehicles, found fees paid by funds in 2008 and in 2015 were little changed.

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