Private Equity white papers

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Risk Library offers private equity white papers and industry reports which provide the latest information and advice on private equity investments.

Private Equity investments are usually made by institutional and accredited investors, such as venture capitalists, private equity firms and angel investors. Each will have their own targets or strategies. Generally, they are long-term investors who invest heavily into companies to either provide working capital for expansion, product development, ownership and re-structuring.


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Private Equity Legal Update – May 2012

Company: Travers Smith

This white paper provides a round-up of corporate and company law developments, plus highlights of legal developments from other practice areas relevant to private equity. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 10 May 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Competition law compliance by portfolio companies – what should private equity firms be doing?

Company: Travers Smith

A number of recent developments have highlighted the potential exposure of private equity firms to competition law risks as a result of the activities of their portfolio companies. This white paper looks at what private equity firms need to watch out for and how they can minimise the risks that they VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 29 February 2012 | Type: White Paper

Investment Funds - What has happened and what may be to come

Company: Travers Smith

This white paper summarises developments affecting the investment funds industry from 2011 and looks at key issues for 2012. This will be of relevance to managers and investors in a wide range of alternative asset investment funds. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 25 January 2012 | Type: White Paper

Clawback of dividends by the SFO – implications for investors

Company: Travers Smith

In early 2012, the SFO sent a warning when it obtained obtained a civil recovery order under the POCA 2002 enabling it to claw back dividends from a shareholder of a company convicted of a criminal offence. This white paper details the actions that private equity firms are, or should, be taking. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 24 January 2012 | Type: White Paper

Disguised remuneration and its impact on carried interest and co-investment arrangements

Company: Travers Smith

2011's Finance Act introduced far-reaching anti-avoidance provisions referred to as the disguised remuneration rules. These rules could potential apply to the acquisition of and returns from carried interest or an interest in a co-invest vehicle. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 19 January 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Investment Funds – Guidance on duties of independent directors of investment funds

Company: Travers Smith

The Weavering judgment gives very specific examples of the ways in which the directors of an investment fund were held to have failed to fulfil their duties and sets out important guidelines for fund directors. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 19 January 2012 | Type: White Paper

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