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MJ Hudson expands into fund services

The alternatives law firm has acquired an LP-focused investment consultant and GP-focused regulatory and operational services provider.

Ropes & Gray promotes Hong Kong secondaries lawyer

Vincent Ip's clients include AlpInvest Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and GIC.

Idinvest appoints GC

Julien Princi, the former deputy general counsel for Amundi Asset Management, has joined the private equity and private debt firm.

Harken Capital poaches UFICO private investments head

The secondaries advisory firm and placement agent has hired Peter Landauer, former director of private investments at the University of Florida's endowment.

Kirkland promotes secondaries lawyer to lead Europe team

Ted Cardos – whose clients include HarbourVest Partners and Partners Group – will be responsible for leading the law firm’s secondaries efforts in Europe.

US House committee approves Financial CHOICE Act

The committee approved the act – which would roll back regulatory oversight of private equity – by 30 votes to 26.

ADIA appoints operations head

Garry Beaton has joined the $773bn sovereign wealth fund from emerging markets investment manager Ashmore Group.

EU investors to bear the brunt of Brexit

If a fund’s main investor base is in the UK, products may be re-domiciled to the UK and become unavailable to European investors, according to MUFG Investor Services' COO.

UK’s highest-paying law firms ranked

Associates at Latham & Watkins receive £107,000 on average, according to the list, which includes firms with secondaries operations such as Hogan Lovells.

Brexit could impact fundraising for UK managers

Private equity fund managers in the UK should consider what an exit vote could mean for marketing and fundraising in Europe.