PERACS Calculator

PERACS has developed a new tool for Limited Partners that can be used on their own internal systems, to calculate two key PERACS metrics: performance measurement and the...

An Objective Assessment of Risk in Emerging Markets PE

According to an EMPEA survey, 40 percent of limited partners this year plan to increase their emerging markets allocations, but 22 percent plan to reduce commitments, a jump...

Does God Favor Private Equity?

Religious belief and private equity risk may actually be linked. In a study comparing the number of churchgoers in US counties with the headquarters locations of US companies...

Public Pensions and Private Equity Investment Risk

Well known science fiction author Ray Bradbury once said, “Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.” After many years of “jumping...

Understanding the Underlying Risk in PE Portfolios

“Effective risk management ability in private equity is the backbone of success for any professional in the asset class, no matter what your role, where you are based and...

Should GPs Be Paid More For Alpha?

While it certainly is important to know the fees a GP is charging, it is equally important to know what those fees are being paid for. Let’s focus on carry, considered by...
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