Intellectual Capital & Press

EWM Global Boosts Executive Compensation Administration Platform

Written by EWM Global

EWM Global, a fintech provider of executive compensation administration services, has launched new enhancements to its compensation plan management platform. Building on the enhanced user experience unveiled in early 2019, this release delivers […]

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Lifting the Curtain on Carried Interest Calculations

Written by Robert Hagmeier

Amid the unprecedented growth in private markets and the increasingly competitive environment over the past decade […]

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Buckle Up – Let’s Power Into a New Decade

Written by Wolfgang Schroter

The start of a new decade always offers moments of reflection of what has been, and of the next frontiers. A century ago the 1920s marked a time of […]

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Waterfall Automation: Face your fears

Written by Private Funds CFO Magazine

Automation can minimize mistakes and optimize carry, while still leaving GPs in control of this vital calculation, say […]

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“Because I’m Worth It!”

Written by Raoul Kamath

That revolutionary phrase was coined by McCann Erickson for their client L’Oréal in 1973. Fast forward to the years since the Financial Crisis of 2008 and “Financial Wellness” is the buzz phrase for the corporate world’s answer to one of the most diverse employee pools in modern times – the Baby […]

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2019 Internship Program

Written by EWM Global

The EWM Global Internship Program is a truly positive experience. Thank you to everyone involved – Universities, Students and Colleagues.

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Tackling the Talent Risk

Written by EWM Global

Why financial firms need to do more to attract and keep the best The industry that emerged from the chaos of the banking crisis is one that is far more efficient, robust, transparent and risk-conscious than its former self. Much of this change has been tied in some way to the […]

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The Silent Carry Crisis Brewing in Private Equity

Written by EWM Global

Private equity has undergone a staggering transformation in the decade since the global banking crisis. What was once a relatively niche and informal corner of the international financial ecosystem has blossomed into a major […]

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Voluntary Deferred Compensation (VDC) Plans Outside the US: A 2019 Update

Written by Geoff Gottlieb

Perception: voluntary deferred compensation (“VDC”) plans don’t work outside the US In our conversations with US multinational companies sponsoring VDC plans for their domestic employees and with tax/legal advisors to such firms, we frequently hear that an effective voluntary deferral […]

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The Spreadsheet Game

Written by Tom Pittman

We met with the CFO of a private equity firm this week where we heard a common theme. The company is a medium sized buyout firm with ~ $3B AUM, three active funds plus one more in the fund raising period. They have thirty members […]

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How to Motivate Your Investment Team Over Longer Holding Periods

Written by Raoul Kamath

As far as one can remember, the standard private equity “holding period” – the time between buying and selling a portfolio company – typically averaged between 5 and 7 years, and followed the capital raising to distribution cycle adopted by almost any firm that invested in the private capital space. However, […]

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The Definitive Guide to Carried Interest

Written by Robert Hagmeier

EWM Global is pleased to announce its contribution to Private Equity International’s publication, “The Definitive Guide to Carried Interest”. Our seasoned team collaborated to write the book’s Employee Incentive Structures chapter to provide insight into best practices from an executive viewpoint and to highlight key considerations for establishing and structuring carried […]

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