Videos

  • 06.10.2021
    In this world of increased data and cyber-security risk, institutional investors have increased their awareness and due diligence requirements of private equity firms. FD’s National Practice Leader, Bob Woosley discusses the evolving trends in the diligence of private equity firms with Neal Prunier, Director of Standards and Best Practices at the Institutional Limited Partners Association ...
  • 04.15.2021
    It has been almost a year since we had a conversation about the impact of the pandemic on the private equity industry with Ducker, a market research firm that supports merger & acquisition diligence activities for leading private equity firms. In this episode, FD’s National Practice Equity Leader, Bob Woosley and Jim Devlin, Managing Director ...
  • 03.08.2021
     What is the current state of cross-Atlantic mergers and acquisitions? Bob Woosley interviews transaction and investment experts for their perspectives. Learn how COVID-19 and Brexit affected M&A in 2020 and what the future holds for 2021 markets. Moderator: Bob Woosley | National Practice Leader, Frazier & Deeter – Atlanta, GA Speakers: Ben Proctor | Senior Partner, Watermill Group ...
  • 11.12.2020
    As previewed at the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) Annual Summit, this case study delves into the strategy of “lifting out” a private equity firm’s back office and bringing that team into a third-party administrator. National Practice Leader, Bob Woosley discusses this strategy with FD Fund Administration CEO, Thomas DiEgidio, and FD fund Administration Principals, ...
  • 10.04.2020
     What might be the impact on the mergers and acquisitions environment if Biden becomes President?  Further, what might be the impact of a “Blue Wave” if the Senate and the Presidency flips to Democratic control?  In this edition of Private Equity 360, we delve into these scenarios with senior FD Tax Partner, LeighAnn Costley and ...
  • 08.25.2020
    Litigation finance is a unique niche within the alternative asset space. FD and FD Fund Administration National Private Equity Practice Leader, Bob Woosley had a discussion with Jay Greenberg, Chief Executive Officer of LEXSHARES and attorney, Doug Gruener, Partner with Levenfeld Pearlstein on a topic that applies to investors, portfolio companies, attorneys as well as ...
  • 08.19.2020
    Secondary funds have traditionally represented a powerful liquidity strategy for Limited Partners, but how were they affected by the pandemic? Bob Woosley interviews Chris Lawrence, Managing Partner at Labyrinth Capital Partners. Chris further explains the dynamics of secondary funds and breaks down the pandemic timeline in relation to the industry.
  • 08.05.2020
    Real estate is one of the hardest hit industries from the COVID-19 pandemic. Bob Woosley interviews two experienced real estate investors for their opinions on the current climate and rising trends in the real estate industry. For information about FD Fund Administration’s and Frazier & Deeter’s real estate practices, visit our websites: FD Fund Administration – Real ...