Launching and growing a private equity fund can be an arduous task. Significant time and resources are allocated to defining the investment strategy, ensuring the right team is in place, developing a plan for fundraising, establishing the appropriate legal structure and undergoing investor due-diligence. While these steps are necessary to lay the foundational elements for bringing a new fund to market, an equally important but often overlooked element of this process is creating a robust operational infrastructure which ensures a successful launch and ongoing effectiveness of the fund throughout its multi-year lifecycle.
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