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Public scrutiny bolsters appeal of onshore funds in the Nordics

The tax debate and higher levels of political scrutiny over private equity are making onshore fund structures increasingly popular in the Nordic region, said participants at a BVCA-hosted......

Nordic unquote | 07 Feb 2014 | secure
Public scrutiny bolsters appeal of onshore funds in the Nordics
Regulation could stifle responsible investment, warn industry players

Regulation could stifle responsible investment, warn industry players

“Private equity is the poster-child of responsible investment,” HarbourVest’s George Anson, chairman of EVCA, said at the association’s Responsible Investment Summit today. But industry......

unquote | 28 Jan 2014
Mutual understanding: Private equity and the UK government

Mutual understanding: Private equity and the UK government

As many European governments toughen their stances on private equity, the UK and Ireland offer a warm welcome with the acerbic relationship consigned to history – yet more work remains.......

unquote | 07 Jan 2014
Nordic emerges victorious from three-year carry tax battle

Nordic emerges victorious from three-year carry tax battle

NC Advisory, the adviser to Nordic Capital funds, has won its appeal against the Swedish tax authority in the latest round of Sweden's high-profile carried interest tax battle. Karin Wasteson......

Nordic unquote | 19 Dec 2013 | secure
Q&A with Fleur Pellerin, French minister for SMEs

Q&A with Fleur Pellerin, French minister for SMEs

Fleur Pellerin was appointed minister delegate with responsibility for SMEs, innovation and the digital economy by President Francois Hollande. She speaks to Amy King about capital gains......

France unquote | 11 Dec 2013
AIFMD depositary services: banks vs. boutiques

AIFMD depositary services: banks vs. boutiques

As the AIFM Directive comes into force, both banks and boutiques are springing forth to offer depositary services. Alice Murray explores their strengths and weaknesses

unquote | 10 Dec 2013
Q&A: Altor's Krusell on Sweden's carried interest tax debate

Q&A: Altor's Krusell on Sweden's carried interest tax debate

Following last week’s news that 11 Altor partners are facing a raised income tax assessment of SEK 500m, Karin Wasteson speaks to Altor spokesperson Tor Krusell to find out his take on......

Nordic unquote | 27 Sep 2013
Swedish carry tax ruling a "negative blow", says EQT's Bygge

Swedish carry tax ruling a "negative blow", says EQT's Bygge

EQT chief operating officer Johan Bygge talks to Karin Wasteson about the Swedish tax authority's decision to present some of the firm's employees and partners with a SEK 670m tax bill.

Nordic unquote | 29 Aug 2013
EQT tax ruling sends shivers through Swedish PE industry

EQT tax ruling sends shivers through Swedish PE industry

As the Swedish tax authority continues to probe further into private equity professionals' carried interest remuneration, the potential impact on the country's industry could be devastating.......

Nordic unquote | 22 Aug 2013
Umbrella services: Q&A with Lawson Conner

Umbrella services: Q&A with Lawson Conner

This month saw the foundation of the UK Compliance and Regulatory Association (UKCRA). Alice Murray speaks to regulatory services business Lawson Conner, one of the founding members, about......

unquote | 30 Jul 2013
Special Report: AIFMD

Special Report: AIFMD

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive came into force across the European Union today, and unquote" has compiled a roundup of the latest news and analyses on the topic.

unquote | 22 Jul 2013
Swedish GPs cash in on pharmaceutical reform

Swedish GPs cash in on pharmaceutical reform

Since the Swedish pharmaceutical sector was reformed four years ago, private equity firms have piled into the industry. Today, those investments are demonstrating impressive returns.

unquote | 02 May 2013 | secure
Capital gains tax overhaul welcomed by Afic

Capital gains tax overhaul welcomed by Afic

From a more attractive capital gains tax regime to initiatives designed to foster entrepreneurship, recent announcements by the French government could go a long way towards appeasing the......

France unquote | 01 May 2013
UAE eases rules on private equity fund marketing

UAE eases rules on private equity fund marketing

United Arab Emirates (UAE) rules have relaxed, making it easier to market private equity funds to investors there.

unquote | 08 Apr 2013
UK budget welcomed by private equity industry

UK budget welcomed by private equity industry

Hailed as “a budget for people who want to get on” by the government, and criticised by others for doing too little to pull Britain out of its economic quagmire, yesterday’s statement......

unquote | 21 Mar 2013 | secure
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