Hockeystick Blog Private Equity

The Next Edge in Private Equity: Data-Driven Investors

In an era where data is the new oil, tech-savvy, data-driven investors are gaining an advantage over their peers.
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Automated Portfolio Reporting is Good for Business

Automation has the power to transform portfolio company reporting, freeing up a limited partner's time to complete deals and track investment performance.
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5 Reasons Why Excel is Hurting Your Fund

If you're running your firm on spreadsheets, you should know the five reasons why Excel is hurting your fund.
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How to Get Started with Portfolio Management Software

In PE, funds without modern tools continue to struggle with reporting. Set your firm up for success in 2018 by adopting a portfolio management software system.
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Transform Portfolio Data into Actionable Insights in 3 Steps

Portfolio data is really only valuable if you can translate it into actionable insights. Here, we lay out the framework for how funds can do just that.
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Internal Rate of Return: What You Need to Know

Tempted by a project with a high internal rate of return? Better check those interim cash flows again.
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Spotlighting Canada's Private Capital Ecosystem

"The CVCA’s mandate, essentially, is to do whatever we can to improve the private capital ecosystem in Canada," says CVCA President.
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Information Rights: Why Yours Should Include a Technology Platform Clause

Why portfolio managers should consider adding a technology clause to their shareholder agreement.
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Why Limited Partners Need an Automated Portfolio System

Limited partners need a portfolio system that automatically collects portfolio data, transforms the data into usable formats, and delivers required reports.
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The Reporting Challenge in the Private Equity Arena

According to EY’s “3rd Annual Global Private Equity Fund and Investor Survey,” investors see reporting as one of the biggest obstacles they need to overcome.
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