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Private Equity: Opportunities, Challenges and the Future

  • ,  Senior Investment Writer |
  • 19 Aug 2022


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Handpicked Content on Key Drivers Behind Private Equity

Private equity is usually associated with massive profits, high risk, low liquidity and less volatility. However, private equity – as a capital allocation approach – is very diverse in its performance and focus. Private equity as a sector is also far more complex than what it may be reputed to be, and these nuances are explored in our selection of research below.

Private Equity Report Midyear 2022 (Bain & Company)

How has the private equity industry evolved in recent years? How much purchasing power do PE firms have, and how successful have they been in generating attractive returns?

Private Equity Market Insights (BlackRock, 2022)

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BlackRock explores the key dynamics behind the private equity industry, comparing the performance of growth equity, venture capital, and listed U.S. stocks.

Video: Spotlight on private equity compensation trends (WTW, 2022)

WTW takes a closer look at the salaries within the private equity industry, a sector that is considered by many to be opaque and offering large financial rewards.

Has Persistence Persisted in Private Equity? (2022)

Using data from venture capital investments, the authors assess the persistence of returns in the private equity space.

Private Equity Webinar: Risk and Opportunities (Portfolio Management Research)

Bringing together investment experts from asset management firms worldwide, this in-depth discussion explores the private equity landscape of risks and opportunities.

Long-Term Private Equity Performance: 2000 to 2021 (CAIA blog, 2022)

CAIA assesses the performance of private equity investments over two decades, highlighting some of the performance drivers.

The Contracting and Valuation of Venture Capital-Backed Companies (2022)

Private equity investors are well-known for backing young businesses. How are the contractual terms underlying the funding impacting the valuation of these start-ups?