News analysis

  • Why funds have shunned general solicitation

    26 June 2015

    US regulators have lifted the ban on general solicitation by funds, but market uncertainty has stalled its use. Marianne Hudson from the Angel Capital Association addresses the leading concerns

  • Volcker relief for foreign public funds

    22 June 2015

    A clarification will make it easier for banks with US operations to maintain these funds. It was released just over a month before the ban on proprietary trading comes into force

  • HK/China mutual recognition of funds: what’s needed before July 1

    05 June 2015

    In four weeks, applications will open for one of the most important initiatives for opening China’s markets

  • African PE opportunities to grow

    02 June 2015

    Carolyn Campbell, managing director at Emerging Capital Partners, discusses how many of these challenges can be overcome with a local insight

  • LPs prefer China country funds

    02 June 2015

    Limited partners speaking at an industry conference have expressed a preference of country or sector focussed-general partners, noting their clearer value proposition