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Transparent private equity firms should not fear SEC fee clampdown

Private equity firms adhering to “best practices” and which are transparent should have nothing to fear from the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) growing interest in the fees and expenses they charge limited partners (LPs).

Posted on: 05 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

KKR shutters hedge fund operation

KKR, the $102 billion private equity house, has shut down its $510 million equity-focused hedge fund and will return capital to external investors following a failure to attain scale at the business.

Posted on: 03 Jun, 2014
Posted in: People Moves

La Francaise and Tages Capital to merge funds of funds' businesses

The funds of hedge funds’ businesses of Tages Capital and La Francaise are to merge creating a joint venture with $3 billion in Assets under Management (AuM).

Posted on: 12 Feb, 2014
Posted in: People Moves

Funds of funds need at least $1.5 billion to survive, says Towers Watson

Funds of hedge funds will need at least $1.5 billion in Assets under Management (AuM) for their businesses to survive, and around $7 billion to thrive.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2013
Posted in: Investors
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