Connected Planning and Its Impact on Commercial Real Estate

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The U.S. Census Bureau recently released its retail and food services report for February. It highlighted, among other trends, that online sales gained a slight edge over brick-and-mortar stores (11.813% versus 11.807%)—one of many major milestones that represent the scope and scale of online shopping growth. The ongoing shift in consumer behavior toward the convenience … Read More

Blackstone and Lionpoint Group present on “What is weighing down your ability to innovate?”

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John Fitzpatrick (Managing Director, Blackstone Innovations) and Jonathan Balkin (Co-Founder & Executive Director, Lionpoint Group presented a session on “What is weighing down your ability to innovate” at the 2018 Anaplan Hub conference. The session covered a large, but overlooked issue at most mature alternative investment firms – “‘Technical Debt” – and the steps to … Read More

Leveraging Technology to Manage Endowments Back Office Operations for Private Foundations

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Jonathan Balkin, Executive Director of Lionpoint Group, co-hosted a webinar panel to discuss the technology opportunities for foundations. Participating in the panel were: Nicole Bencik, Partner, National Not-For-Profit Tax Services Leader, Crowe Horwath LLP Nicholas J. Schiavo, Director of Investment Accounting, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Hugh Stacey, Executive Director of … Read More

Lionpoint Group launches new Anaplan accelerator Apps for Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Managers

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Lionpoint Group’s Enterprise Performance Management (“EPM”) practice has launched three new Anaplan Apps on the Anaplan App Hub. The Private Equity and Real Estate Apps provide accelerator models for our clients, enabling them to leverage a pre-built model and customise the requirements to their own processes, workflows, reporting requirements and data integration needs. Anaplan’s App … Read More

Lionpoint Group adds further scenario modelling expertise for PE and RE funds in Europe

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As the market leading provider of strategy, technology and operations consulting services to the alternative investment industry, Lionpoint Group continues to build on its wealth of Enterprise Performance Management (“EPM”) expertise to meet strong industry demand. Building on client requirements, Lionpoint Group welcomes two new Senior Consultants to its European EPM team to support the … Read More

Streamlining fund of funds data collection, reporting and scenario modelling

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Henri Wajsblat, Anaplan’s Head of Financial Services Solutions, interviewed Anaplan partner and Lionpoint Group Managing Director Jonathan Balkin about how new technology solutions can help the private equity sector improve fund of funds (FoF) portfolio analytics. Lionpoint Group recently released a Fund of Funds Portfolio Analytics on the Anaplan App Hub. Can you share some of … Read More

Improving private equity performance management with technology

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Henri Wajsblat, Anaplan’s Head of Financial Services Solutions, interviewed Lionpoint Group Executive Director Nick Moore about how new technology solutions can help the private equity sector improve performance management. Over the last few years, we’ve seen regulation changes, risk, and market volatility impacting the financial services industry’s business model. Have private equity funds and investors … Read More