In recent years, limited partners have come to pay closer attention to manager fees that can significantly impact the returns that investors ultimately see. In addition, investors and regulators have begun to pay greater attention to not just the posted management fees and carried interest, but also to deal fees and affiliate fees charged to funds that limited partners ultimately bear.

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Report | November 28, 2017
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Post | August 15, 2017
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Report | April 19, 2017
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Report | October 17, 2016
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Post | October 14, 2016
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Post | September 14, 2016
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Post | August 4, 2016
Wall Street Journal Reports: Travel Expenses Enter LPs’ Radar Screens

Post | June 8, 2016
Sen. Warren criticizes Ares Management’s efforts to ease regulation of BDCs

Report | April 28, 2016
Leonard Green & Partners’ cost to LPs per investment staff is higher relative to peers