The Buyout Board

What's hot, what's not, and who's disrupting the global private equity industry.

SEC proposes rules to expand and clarify "accredited investor" definition

Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules to expand and clarify the definition of "accredited investor" under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933. Among...

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AIFMD 2 has arrived!

Pre-marketing and reverse solicitation of alternative investment funds in Europe.

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ILPA Releases Principles 3.0 to Address New Developments in Private Equity

ILPA report highlights new issues that have emerged in the 2010s, including additional concerns about GP conflicts and fiduciary duties, fee and expense reporting, subscription lines of...

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Private equity funds and liability for human rights impacts: the practical implications of the UK Supreme Court's decision in Vedanta

Could private equity funds be liable for human rights breaches by a portfolio company? A recent decision by the UK Supreme Court increases the likelihood of this outcome. This blog looks...

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New ILPA Guidelines for LPs on GP-led Fund Restructurings

GP-led Fund Restructurings have become an increasingly important part of the private equity secondaries market, accounting for 40% of 2018's US$70 billion secondaries activity according to...

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