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Finance, Investments & Funds

Private Equity Administration

Course details

Start Date

26 September 2024

CPD Points





Half day (09:00-13:00)


GTA University Centre

Course Overview

This course is highly practical and focused on those who work in private equity or who wish to have a greater understanding of the background, transactions and industry. It also looks at providing a stronger understanding of the structures used, how they are managed and the role we play as administrators in Guernsey.

Course Content

  • Focus on the practical skills of limited partnership administration, how the structures function, transact and how are they managed
  • Understand calls, distributions, capital partner statements and carried interest including a review of example, real life, capital partner statements
  • Understanding the industry terminology via reviews of real-life industry examples
  • Confirming the differences between private equity and retail/vanilla funds
  • Review of parties involved, LP, GP, Carry, Co-Invest, SLP, depositary and IA
  • Understanding the importance and make up of Limited partnership agreements
  • Live fund lifecycle 'case study' example looking at how the transactions are processed and calculated; this will also focus on valuation, undrawn commitment, an overview of equalization theory and distributions (including a high-level overview of water fall calculations) and investor communications
  • Understanding the role of private equity systems, what products exist and what do they achieve
  • Carrying out a case study and preparing a simple Private Equity Valuation
  • Round up, questions and feedback

Course Benefits

Private equity investment typically provides working capital to a target company to nurture expansion, new product development or restructuring of the company’s operations, management or ownership. Investors and funds make investments directly into private companies or conduct buyouts of public companies that result in a delisting of public equity. The majority of private equity consists of intuitional investors who can commit large sums of money for long periods of time.

In attending this session, you will:

  • Understand the private equity environment in more detail
  • Understand the private equity structures
  • Have a better knowledge of the stakeholders involved
  • Understand the tax surrounding the investment structures

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 244570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Victoria Le Poidevin

    Vicky Le Poidevin FCA, Dip IoD regularly provides interactive and engaging training sessions to a wide range of financial services and commercial delegates. Vicky continually adapts her training style to suit the variety of delegates that attend her courses, and she actively enjoys running training for all levels of experience including parties at the beginning of their career, directors looking to continually enhance their skills and all parties in between looking to upskill or get ahead in their career.

    Vicky's training is under pinned by practical, real-life examples that leverage her 20 plus years' experience in the financial services sector. Vicky believes that delegates learn by doing, so she tries to include practical exercises into her courses to ensure the learning experience remains interesting, relevant, and engaging. As well as running numerous training courses, Vicky is a management consultant and has worked with numerous businesses on multiple projects, giving her a unique knowledge and experience to enrich her training. Vicky's generalist financial services experience also includes 10 plus years of auditing and accounting with a big four firm /regional firm and holding senior roles in both the Fund and Trust sector.


  • Very informative, interesting and amusing at times.

    Clare Parkinson

  • Engaging and explained complex ideas in an understandable way.

    Reece Roussell

Very informative, interesting and amusing at times.

Clare Parkinson

Engaging and explained complex ideas in an understandable way.

Reece Roussell

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.