Fireside Chat:

Best practices for ESG, technology and due diligence with ILPA's new initiatives

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Join us for a conversation with SS&C Intralinks and Neal Prunier, Director, Standards and Best Practices at Institutional Limited Partners Association. We will discuss recent initiatives from ILPA focused on technology, ESG, DEI, and due diligence.

Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 45 minutes 

 

Alternative investments are in transition. LPs are requesting ever-more performance data and better fund transparency, placing a steadily increasing burden on GPs to find more efficient ways of sharing fund data. Add to that the growing demand for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) information and fulfilling Diversity, Equity and Inclusion mandates – plus adapting to new, post-pandemic ways of conducting due diligence tasks online – and fund management can easily seem, well, unmanageable.

Fortunately, recent initiatives from ILPA have generated some helpful solutions. These new ILPA initiatives make it easier and faster to share information with investors. Recent advances in investor relations platforms have paved the way for better GP-LP communications.

Register today to join us on Tuesday, October 19th for an important update on the challenges of today’s investment landscape and solutions for alternatives professionals. Topics addressed in this conversation will include:

  • LP insights on technology

  • The recent launch of ILPA’s ESG Assessment Framework

  • Updates to the ILPA Due Diligence questionnaire (DDQ) – its most downloaded resource

  • Updates to the ILPA Diversity Metrics Template


Speakers

Neal Prunier
Director, Standards and Best Practices
Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

Neal Prunier, Director, Standards and Best Practices at the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) within the Industry Affairs group, is responsible for the continuing evolution and expansion of the ILPA standards to help ILPA provide impactful service for its members.

Prior to ILPA, Neal spent his career at Cambridge Associates where he most recently served as Senior Director in CA’s Arlington, Virginia office. In this role, he oversaw staff across Singapore, London, and Arlington as head of a global investment operations department responsible for enterprise data management for Private Investment, Hedge Fund, and Long Only investment manager/client-specific data. This work focused on serving the data needs of Research, Consulting, and Performance Reporting functions, as well as clients and the broader industry. This work also included the creation of the ILPA Private Markets Benchmark reports.

Neal holds a BS in Finance from Elon University and an MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.


Meghan McAlpine
Senior Director, Strategy and Product Marketing, Alternative Investments
SS&C Intralinks

As Senior Director of Strategy and Product Marketing for Intralinks, Ms. McAlpine is responsible for the go-to-market strategy and driving the growth of the company’s Alternative Investments solution, the leading communication platform for private equity and hedge fund managers and investors.

Prior to joining Intralinks, Ms. McAlpine worked in the Private Fund Group at Credit Suisse. While at Credit Suisse, she raised capital from institutional and high net worth investors for domestic and international private equity firms.

Before Credit Suisse, Ms. McAlpine worked in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Advisory Group at Deutsche Bank focusing on the Healthcare industry.

Ms. McAlpine graduated from Georgetown University with a BSBA in Finance.

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