Engaging Alternatives

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Articles December 11, 2019 Hedge Fund Accounting Update

A discussion of hedge fund accounting and the considerations necessary related to three critical pronouncements: ASU 2018–13. Fair Value Measurement (Topic 820), ASU 2016-18. Statement of Cash Flows (Topic 230) and Valuation of Portfolio Company Inv…

Articles December 11, 2019 Q4 2019 - Considerations for a Private Equity Fund Investing in Real Estate

The author examines the compliance and reporting implications for private equity funds looking to attract and raise capital form investors – including the differences between investment companies and operating companies.

Articles December 09, 2019 Q4 2019 - Alternative Investment Outlook for Q4 2019 and Early 2020

An overview of the trends and developments noted and recognized for alternative investments including investors demands on hedge funds, concentrated portfolios, hedge funds offer more diverse structures and fees.

Articles December 09, 2019 Q4 2019 - Ireland Plans to Become Domicile of Choice for Private Equity Funds Investing in Renewable Energy Assets

A conversation with Ray O’Neill, the CEO at Fincovi, regarding the Ireland’s 2018 action plan outlining initiatives for the further development for the nation’s international financial services sector – most notably, their efforts related to renewabl…

Articles December 09, 2019 Q4 2019 - From Hedge Fund to Family Office

A discussion of the challenges and opportunities inherent in the process of transforming a hedge fund into a family office -- personal and professional factors, regulatory scrutiny, fund outflows, perceived under performance of investment strategies,…

Articles September 25, 2019 Q3 2019 - Considerations for Launching Your First Private Equity Fund

An insider’s look at the many items to consider when you’re preparing to launch your first private fund, focusing on and thoroughly preparing for the questions that prospective investors will have, as well as other important topics.

Articles September 19, 2019 Q3 2019 - Year-End Considerations for Fund Managers

A discussion of several year-end considerations for examination by fund managers.

Articles September 19, 2019 Q3 2019 - The Singapore Variable Capital Company (“VCC”)

Examination of the VCC, a new Singapore fund structure that will go live by the end of 2019, can be used by fund/asset managers, wealth managers, private equity/real estate/venture capital managers and multi-family offices.

Articles September 18, 2019 Q3 2019 - Growth Equity Update

Insight into and the outlook for growth equity as an asset class.