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The Evolution of Private Equity Fund Value

Jun 17th, 2021 | Filed under: Access to Alternatives, Featured Post, Private Equity, Manager Selection, Newly Added

By Jian Zhang, CFA, Partner, Adams Street Partners Private equity represents an important component of the alternatives allocation for an institutional portfolio. This is primarily due to the fact that private equity is complementary to traditional asset classes and has proven to be accretive to overall returns while offering important diversificationRead More


Will the 2020 SPAC IPOs Boom Continue?

Jun 2nd, 2021 | Filed under: Featured Post, Private Equity, Newly Added, Hedge Funds

By Wu Guowei Jack, CFA, CAIA, Director, Content APAC, CAIA Association  2020 was a boom year for Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) listings. An annual total of US$ 83 billion was raised, accounting for 46% of total US IPO proceeds and 55% of the total number of US IPOs. The momentumRead More


European Private Equity Deals a Mixed Bag in Second Quarter

Sep 12th, 2019 | Filed under: State of the Industry, Featured Post, Private Equity, Newly Added

The second quarter in the private equity space in Europe this year was less lethargic than the first, with a 12.2% increase on a quarter-to-quarter basis. Pitchbook, in partnership with ACG, has issued its quarterly European PE Breakdown offering everything you might want to know about that space. The numberRead More


Selecting an Optimal Private Equity Fee Validation Methodology

Nov 20th, 2017 | Filed under: Featured Post, Private Equity, Newly Added

By Alex Tarantino These are good times to be a private equity fund investor.  Returns have been strong with distributions on the rise, both in the U.S. and Europe. Limited partners, for their part, have voted with their wallets that the asset class will continue to outperform. Indeed, fundraising continuesRead More


Best Practices for Private Equity Sponsors in an Age of Increasing Scrutiny

May 23rd, 2016 | Filed under: Private Equity, Manager Selection, Newly Added, Risk Management

By John Czapla, Parag Patel and Shane Newell, Valuation Research Corporation As the demand for transparency rises for private equity and hedge funds, the spotlight is increasingly focusing on valuation practices. There are an important number of reasons why the valuation process has become important, and they are essential forRead More