Alicia McElhaney • August 16, 2017
A new report from Murray Devine finds that deal valuation and deal volume are diverging, signaling that the private-equity market cycle may be coming to an end.
Joe McGrath • August 15, 2017
Fund managers are becoming pessimistic about the outlook for risk assets, with 46 percent claiming equity markets are overvalued, according to a new survey.
Alicia McElhaney • August 02, 2017
Among publicly traded private-equity firms, Carlyle beat expectations and Apollo just met them, but both benefited from the red-hot strategy’s enduring popularity.
Alicia McElhaney • July 31, 2017
Strong investor demand is helping buyout firms raise bigger funds faster.
Imogen Rose-Smith • July 28, 2017
Block Island Wind Farm, 3.8 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, is the first commercial offshore wind farm in the U.S.
Christopher Schelling • July 28, 2017
The relationship between private equity GPs and LPs is fundamentally broken. Taking cues from Warren Buffett can help us all to fix it, writes columnist Christopher Schelling.
Staff • July 27, 2017
Cloud9 Technologies partnered with Google and Quantiphi to build a machine learning-powered voice transcription service for traders.
Staff • July 25, 2017
Investor demand and a crowded market have led management fees to tick back up at private-equity funds.
Staff • July 24, 2017
Investors who chose small managers for major equity and fixed-income strategies typically earned higher returns and suffered less volatility in recent years, according to eVestment data.
Julie Segal • July 24, 2017
Goldman Sachs Asset Management thinks economic growth will continue through 2017, even as it warns of potentially higher market volatility.
Staff • July 17, 2017
Private credit managers are adding more marketing staff as investors seek to diversify, while private-equity firms continue to raise assets faster than they can hire talent.
Alicia McElhaney • July 14, 2017
The state’s retirement system earned its best returns in three years thanks to its public and private equity portfolios but remains underfunded.
Alicia McElhaney • July 12, 2017
Huge stores of dry powder and fewer available targets has made acquiring assets difficult—and more expensive—for buyout firms.
Joe McGrath • July 10, 2017
Dan Mannix, chief executive of RWC, says the move is indicative of a wider trend in the industry.
Staff • July 08, 2017
Proponents of transparency face new challenges as some investors grapple with the problem of too much disclosure.
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.
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