What will the next 12 months will look like for private fund compliance? From significant dips in the market to how we travel, the COVID-19 pandemic has touched every facet of every sector. So, it’s no surprise that the private fund space is feeling bruised from the impact of the pandemic.
Remote working has been prevalent over the last year and a half. For private funds, maintaining the right collaboration across the business from the trading to operations and compliance to the C-suite has been a challenge.
Beyond changes for internal teams, limited in-person meetings also had a major impact on the private fund sector, specifically when it comes to mergers and acquisitions. Typically, private equity firms looking to strike a deal would conduct in-person meetings and sort out due diligence on site. While it seems like a minor difference to shift from in-person site visits to remote calls, a large percent of M&As in the private asset space halted or slowed over the last year and a half.
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