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Robert Ientile


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Digital Tips the Scales of Change in Private Equity (Finally!)

Aug 31, 2017 10:25:21 AM / by Robert Ientile posted in Palico In Focus, V2

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Secondary Prices for 25 Private Equity Funds

Aug 25, 2017 10:56:47 AM / by Robert Ientile posted in PE Data Snapshot, V2

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A Palico survey of limited partners who’ve successfully purchased stakes in private equity funds on the secondary market over the last six months shows particularly strong pricing. The typical transaction is valued at 99.7 percent of the most recently reported net asset value. Moreover, 12 of the 25 funds for which Palico has winning bid data are valued at premiums, with the average sale price 6.8 percent above NAV. For funds sold at par or less, the average transaction is valued at 93 percent of NAV.

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Palico KeyTrends Report January – July 2017

Aug 9, 2017 10:15:14 AM / by Robert Ientile posted in PE KeyTrends, V2

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This report highlights answers to survey questions concerning private equity fundraising, performance and secondaries. The questions - an integral part of our monthly KeyTrends press summary and commentary - were sent to limited partner and general partner members of Palico between January and July 2017. Each of the survey questions generated an average of 72 responses from a broad mix of private equity general partners and limited partners from around the world. The responses highlight continuing enthusiasm (and high expectations!) for private equity investment.

We hope the survey responses, and the brief commentaries accompanying each response, prove useful in your pursuit of private equity investment. sign up for our KeyTrends newsletter.


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KEYTRENDS – A Fund Collapse Highlights the Low Risk of PE

Aug 4, 2017 10:05:20 AM / by Robert Ientile posted in PE KeyTrends, V2

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Will PE Placement Agents Go the Way of the Rolodex?

Jul 28, 2017 11:12:12 AM / by Robert Ientile posted in Palico In Focus, V2

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Palico and EMPEA Partner to Streamline Emerging Market Commitments

Jul 20, 2017 5:24:50 PM / by Robert Ientile posted in Palico In Focus, V2

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Last week, emerging markets association EMPEA and Palico signed a partnership to make the commitment process for PE funds more efficient and affordable for both investors and managers.

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Digitization Blurs the LP-GP Divide

Jul 13, 2017 5:00:40 PM / by Robert Ientile posted in Palico In Focus, V2

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KeyTrends - H1 Buyout Value at Ten-Year High

Jul 7, 2017 10:42:00 AM / by Robert Ientile posted in PE KeyTrends, V2

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June 23rd, 2017

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How a "Fringe Idea" is Redefining PE Fundraising and Secondaries

Jun 30, 2017 9:52:04 AM / by Robert Ientile posted in Palico In Focus, V2

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New features to go with a new site

Jun 23, 2017 5:19:31 PM / by Robert Ientile posted in Palico Announcements, V2

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June 23rd, 2017


A Summer Refresh

We are pleased to announce that the redesign of our website is live, with an entire aesthetic refresh and changes made to facilitate navigation. Our aim is to get visitors to the most important content by dividing the site into just three main pages. This gives everyone a clear understanding of our investing, fundraising and secondary market features. There are many other small adjustments and changes you might notice that have been made exclusively with marketplace users in mind.

Our blog is also going through transformation, as we explore new options for subject matter that we believe our audience will appreciate. Along with the usual analysis of the private equity world and the Palico marketplace, we’ll shortly launch a series of educational posts looking at the future of PE. To see the new posts, be sure to sign up for our KeyTrends newsletter.

New Navigation

Improved navigation permits more room for pertinent content, helping users get the most out of the marketplace. All marketplace features are as always accessible in one click from the home page.

A Homepage Filled with Opportunity

When you log on to Palico, you’ll be be greeted by a selection of current fundraisings and co-investment opportunities. You can curate the selection according to your investment interests.

Added Search Capabilities

Now, it’s even easier to identify fundraisings, secondaries and co-investments that match your investment criteria. You can search with even greater precision by strategy, target size, fundraising stage and keyword. As always, the siteworks seamlessly on any device.

These are just a few of the many improvements we’ve made to the platform recently. More are on their way, so stay tuned.

Visit the marketplace and let us know what you think,

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