Alicia McElhaney • July 06, 2017
A slowdown is now returning to haunt the private equity industry — just as the market is getting really hot.
Christopher Schelling • July 03, 2017
While stock returns have for decades outperformed risk-free rates in the U.S., the idea that this premium is an immutable, inherent feature of the asset class strikes Institutional Investor columnist Christopher Schelling as naive.
Alicia McElhaney • June 16, 2017
Genstar Capital raised a $3.3 billion fund after spending just two months on the road, according to Preqin.
Alicia McElhaney • June 14, 2017
Buyout fund gains doubled last year, surpassing private debt and venture capital.
Alicia McElhaney • June 01, 2017
Private-equity firms have a record $881 billion of dry powder to invest, up from $674 billion in December 2008, Preqin data show.
Alicia McElhaney • May 23, 2017
Buyers are willing to pay up for interests in buyout funds in the secondary market.
Joe McGrath • May 18, 2017
Pension schemes are allocating more assets to bonds and alternatives.
Alicia McElhaney • May 17, 2017
An Invest Europe report shows that European private-equity firms have taken longer to divest investments after raising the most capital since 2008.
Sheila Dang • May 05, 2017
Institutional Investor introduces new survey to find the top players serving the buy-side in the Nordic region.
Julie Segal • May 04, 2017
The private equity founder and ultimate Washington insider built Carlyle Group into a $158 billion powerhouse. Can he achieve the same success with philanthropy?
Julie Segal • April 28, 2017
With data science and artificial intelligence, Prudential's QMA is blurring the line between quants and old-fashioned fundamental stock pickers.
Staff • April 27, 2017
The secondaries market is awash with opportunity as private-equity firms are slower to exit their deals.
Alicia McElhaney • April 24, 2017
Private-equity firms are on a fundraising tear as they increasingly invest in technology––the traditional territory of venture capital.
Julie Segal • April 19, 2017
The co-chairman of Oaktree writes in his latest memo that while subscription lines to private equity and other funds aren’t exactly leverage, they can still pose big risks to the banking system.
Frances Denmark • April 19, 2017
Private equity firms are working hard to convince gatekeepers to let them enter the lucrative 401(k) market.
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