WINNER: Bain & Company
Global Private Equity Report 2017
This 68-page paper by Bain & Company provides important insights into the state and outlook of the global private equity industry. It looks back at 2016 and examines exits, fundraising, returns, etc and then looks ahead to the coming year.
Squaring Venture Capital Valuations with Reality by Will Gornall, PhD and Ilya Strebulaev, PhD
In this paper, the authors develop a financial model using the most recent financing round price and terms in order to assess the fair value of VC-backed companies and of the types of securities these companies issue.
Private Equity Fund Investment Due Diligence by Hamilton Lane
Strategies for evaluating and selecting top performing fund managers. This 16 page report is presented in conjunction with Private Equity International (PEI).
When Secondaries Should Come First by Cambridge Associates
In this paper, the authors review the primary considerations for implementing private investments through secondary funds rather than the traditional Fund of Funds or direct funds route.
Private Credit Strategies: An Introduction by Cambridge Associates
This paper by Cambridge Associates serves as an introduction to the world of private credit. It helpfully defines private credit, exploring capital preservation, return-maximising, opportunistic, and niche strategies.
Enhancing Private Equity Manager Selection with Deeper Data by eVestment
This white paper explores the research and data behind why top quartile returns are in the hands of the investor and presents advice and insights from industry practitioners on how to leverage data to enhance manager selection.
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