PEARonline to sponsor Invest Europe CFO Conference 2019


PEARonline is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Invest Europe CFO Forum 2019, which will take place in Valencia on 11-12 June. Our team’s relationship with Invest Europe goes back over thirty years, so we are delighted to be working with the organization again. The conference brings together CFOs, COOs and senior finance and fund operations executives. Two thirds of the audience will be practitioners, ensuring a collegiate environment and open dialog, mirroring the candid discussions PEARonline has always had with clients.

PEARonline’s clients can benefit from a 15% discount on registrations; for a discount code please contact Simon Thornton by email or through the Contact Us form. Details of the conference can be found at:

Getting the most from your fundraising data room

Lorna Clark, @pearonline

You must a have data room when you are fundraising.  It’s there to provide LPs access to the in-depth information about your firm, the team and its investments that they need to do their due diligence.  Without it, they cannot prepare a recommendation to invest and they cannot give you a commitment to invest in your fund.  Given that both GPs and LPs must have a data room, how can you both get what you want out of it? (more…)

The LP perspective – what makes a data room LP-friendly?

Lucy Nicholls, Stafford Capital Partners

The key point regarding data rooms is that LPs are often both time and resource constrained; it is also very true that an individual within the LP organization will usually need to justify his/her recommendation to a Board or an Investment Committee: a GP should aim to make this process as straightforward as possible for the individual. (more…)

A Checklist for Producing a Great Fundraising Data Room

Lorna Clark, @pearonline and Sarah Clarke, Foundation Fundraising Services

A fundraising data room is a collection of marketing materials. It contains the information your prospective LP needs to evaluate your fund and prepare their investment recommendation. (more…)

Will you have a state-of-the-art fundraising data room in 2017?

Lorna Clark, @pearonline

Setting up your first fundraising data room or want a resource to make sure that you’ve got everything covered in yours?  PEARonline and Ffs have got your back with the definitive guide to setting up and managing a private equity fundraising data room. (more…)

My kids taught me why the private equity governance model works

kids-walking-to-schoolSimon Thornton, @PEARonlineSimon

My wife and I are trying to bring up our kids to be financially responsible human beings.  Four things jump out at me in this process: (more…)

Simon Thornton to lead two sessions at SuperReturn US West in February



Join PEARonline founder and 30-year private equity veteran Simon Thornton at SuperReturn US West in San Francisco from February 6 – 8, 2017(more…)

Join the PEARonline Perspectives Blog

Jennifer Hall Thornton, @jhallthornton

If you have reached this page because you received Simon’s email announcing that, to mark our tenth anniversary, we have launched a blog: welcome, and we are happy to have you. If not, let me tell you a bit about what we will be doing in the PEARonline Perspectives blog. (more…)

SuperInvestor, 15-18 November 2016, Amsterdam

We are delighted to announce that PEARonline Founder, Simon Thornton, will be speaking at the 16th Annual SuperInvestor, 15-18 November 2016,
Hotel Okura in Amsterdam. (more…)

Invest Europe Fundraising & Investor Relations Master Class, 10-11 March 2016, Brussels

We are delighted to be taking part in the Invest Europe Fundraising & Investor Relations Master Class on 10 – 11 March 2016 in Brussels.  (more…)

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