2015 GP Survey: Reporting, Data Security & Deal Flow Management

GP survey shows LP adoption of communication tools, as well as data security, are key drivers in the general trend toward more transparent, frequent investor communications.

Intralinks and PitchBook conducted a survey assessing the industry’s trend towards greater communication and transparency:  what common ground has been established and what further issues need to be addressed. Here are a few key points:

  • 82% of respondents—primarily deal execution professionals—spend at least 25% of their time communicating with investors
  • 40% of respondents indicated their firm restricts access to file-sharing platforms like Dropbox
  • Key concerns for respondents were timeliness and clarity, with 69% combined stating those two areas are their firm’s reporting could improve
25 November 2015