Special Report: The PEI Fund Administration and Technology Compendium 2010
Fund administration overview
Game changers in fund administration
These five forces are likely to permanently
alter the landscape of the fund
administration industry. Luckily, most will
likely encourage greater maturity in the
industry, as good fund administration is
becoming a requirement rather than just
The new best practices
The IL PA principles and the IOSCO report
raise the bar for governance, transparency,
and reporting. Ogier discusses how fund
administrators can help.
Adopting new technology
Three finance professionals at US
private equity firms discuss how they
use technology to enhance reporting.
Upgrading from Excel to a more
sophisticated system can help – but it
can also mean more headaches and
What’s next for fund administration
George Sullivan and Iain Stokes of State
Street outline the top trends that will
drive GP adoption of third party fund asministration
‘Stale unfunded’ commitments
In a capital-starved market,
communicating the status of ‘stale
unfunded’ commitments to LPs is a
winning way to forge strong relationships
and free up new commitments.
Building an IR brand
As the private equity industry matures, a
strong and distinctive investor relations
function is proving its worth, especially in
a down market.
How to succeed in Europe
Best-in-class European fund managers
will want to follow the current status and
future trends of the private equity fund
administration market. Alain Kinsch and
Kai Braun of Ernst and Young describe
what’s driving the market, and what
services GPs should be offering.
What LPs want
GPs will be need to go further to raise
funds today. PEI spoke with LPs about
what’s important to them in terms of
reporting and transparency.
What’s next for Guernsey
Peter Niven of Guernsey Finance talks
about the challenges ahead for the
offshore jurisdiction – and how Guernsey
can grow in this challenging environment.
for first-mover advantage