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...

For Secondary Investment Risk, Market Timing Matters

In Q1 2015, Preqin identified 388 institutional investors with a demonstrated interest in selling private equity fund interests on the secondary market. But buyers of these...

How Risky is Private Equity?

As many limited partners and academic researchers of private equity know, good data is hard to find. Data is hard to acquire and exceptionally difficult to analyze, utilize...

Check Private Equity Secondary Investment Risk Head On

From GPs evaluating prospective deals, to LPs selecting managers, to both parties understanding how the regulatory environment affects their portfolios, risk management has...

As Pensions’ PE Model Changes, So Does Their Risk

The most recent wave of returns from private equity investments has certainly made institutional investors take notice. Nevertheless, many public pension funds committed to...
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