Perspectives

Private Market Secondaries

The liquidity challenges of private market investments offer compelling opportunities for secondary managers with strong platforms. While potentially offering lower correlations, less volatility and attractive risk-adjusted returns over time, the inherent lack of liquidity that comes with private equity or credit funds elicits a common refrain when speaking to investors in these asset classes: How […]

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The Advantages of Real Estate Private Equity

Real estate has evolved into a global asset class that can be tailored to meet specific goals and objectives. Investing in private real estate was introduced to institutional portfolios in the 1970s to provide diversification and generate attractive long-term current income returns, with low correlations to other asset classes. Initially, investors had limited investment and […]

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A Co-Investment Overview

Investing alongside top-tier private equity sponsors can deliver substantial benefits to limited and general partners alike. As private equity has grown as an asset class, the dynamics between fund managers, investors and the companies in which they invest have also evolved. Among the more prominent developments in recent years has been the explosive growth of […]

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The Advantages of Primary Fund Investing

A carefully constructed portfolio of primary fund investments can offer greater return dispersion and the potential for lower overall portfolio risk. Alternative investment programs are often managed through the use of private investment vehicles, or primary funds, engaged in direct buyout, venture capital, or special situations strategies. These strategies and structures can provide a host […]

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The Advantages of Private Credit

The private credit asset class has emerged as an attractive alternative for institutional investors seeking yield, diversification and low volatility. Ask a group of institutional investors for a definition of private credit, and you might receive several different answers. Among the fastest-growing alternative asset classes – capital under management has tripled since December 2007 to […]

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