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The Rise of the Hybrid Waterfall Fund Structure

April 25, 2019 IEA has seen an increase in hybrid waterfall structures in private equity firms’ Limited Partnership Agreements (“LPAs”). These fund structures are seeking to bridge the alignment gap between General Partners (“GPs”) and Limited Partners (“LPs”). Specifically, GPs are trying to receive some benefits found in deal-by-deal waterfall structures, while maintaining LP protections that the investor community receives Continue Reading...

The Importance of GP Financial Operations in Private Equity Fundraising

October 18, 2018 Since the financial crisis in 2008 Limited Partners (“LPs”) have been demanding greater transparency and reporting accuracy from Alternative Investment managers. This requirement has become increasingly important as LPs allocate more money to the private capital markets than ever before. As a result, how a General Partner (“GP”) reports its financial information and the level of transparency it Continue Reading...
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