SS&C survey reveals private equity firms focused on operational efficiency, governance, and transparency – Part 2

By Joe Patellaro

In part 1 of this series, we talked about how today’s private equity firms are increasingly focused on transparency and the current regulatory environment. Here, we examine what respondents say about asset class growth.

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Private equity study reveals firms increasingly focused on operational efficiency, governance, and transparency – Part 1

By Joe Patellaro

A recent SS&C survey of private equity professionals (SS&C customers) and 2017 SuperReturn international conference attendees shows an increased focus on private equity operational efficiency. The data reveals that 88 percent of respondents reported being more operationally focused today compared to three years ago.

The reasons behind this are varied, but ultimately map back to protecting investor interests.

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An Overview of Solvency II

By: Michael Loo and Justin Meagher

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Solvency II is a Directive in European Law whose aim is to establish a revised set of EU-wide capital requirements and risk management standards for the insurance industry. The main goals are to improve consumer protection, modernize supervision, and deepen EU market integration. This is done by ensuring a uniform and consistent protection for policyholders across the entire EU and by supervisors evaluating an insurer’s risk profile, quality of risk management, and governance.
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