Making Private Equity Alternative Again

In the six years since Palico’s online marketplace for private equity funds was founded, average fund size in the industry has nearly doubled to $1.3 billion. This, along with record amounts of capital available for investment, is a sign of rude health. Yet larger and larger funds competing against each other are likely to have… Read more

Palico by the Numbers 2017

Palico wishes a happy and productive 2018 to all! As we head into the new year, the infographic below illustrates some of Palico’s milestones in 2017. Today Palico’s global marketplace for private equity fund opportunities (primary and secondary) unites nearly 3,000 accredited limited partners with over 5,000 general partners. Log in to see how digital… Read more

Family Offices & HNWIs Love All Types of PE Funds on Palico

Out of the nearly 3,000 accredited limited partners seeking primary and secondary private equity fund investments in Palico’s digital marketplace, 19 percent are either from family offices or are high net worth individuals. Their numbers among Palico’s limited partner members are second only to fund-of-funds professionals – roughly 1 out of 4 Palico LP members…. Read more

PE KeyTrends – In Leveraged Buyouts the Banks are Back

Highlights: – In Leveraged Buyouts the Banks are Back – SWFs Share of PE Fund Assets Rises – The Coller Capital Global PE Barometer is Here – A Record Number of First-Time Funds Seek Capital – PE KeyTrends Quick Question Results IN LEVERAGED BUYOUTS, THE BANKS ARE BACK, following the October decision by the U.S…. Read more

Funds-of-Funds & Finding Needles in Haystacks

These days, when funds-of-funds search for ideal fund investments, it can be a bit like searching for a needle in a haystack. Fortunately, many funds-of-funds have gotten very good at finding the best funds – in part because of digital marketplaces like Palico.

First-Time Fundraising the Right Way

Palico estimates that a record 770 first-time private equity funds – the inaugural iterations of their line – are currently seeking capital from investors. That’s a 50 percent increase over the 513 first-time funds seeking capital a year ago and 48 percent more than the previous all-time high of 520 in 2008.

Inbox Overflow Changes PE Fund Selection

Covering potential private equity investments is a time consuming, sometimes painful experience for limited partners. The sponsors of an all-time high of 3,040 private equity fundraisings – a global patchwork focusing on everything from buyouts to credit – are jostling today to stand out, targeting a record $1 trillion from investors.

Keytrends – Why High PE Purchase Prices Don’t Matter (All That Much)

Highlights: – Why High PE Purchase Prices Don’t Matter (All That Much) – Calpers will Review ‘Bigger, Fewer’ PE Investment Approach – It’s Getting Harder to Rely on Top Quartile Persistence – PE Doesn’t Like U.S. Tax Reform, But That May Change – Five Private Equity Predictions from Carlyle’s David Rubenstein – PE KeyTrends Quick… Read more

GPs Drag Their Feet, but Cows Hoof It to Digital

If cows are connected to the internet to increase productivity, you have to wonder why private equity general partners aren’t. The Connected Cow is Common, Yet the Connected GP Isn’t Digital technology can tell farmers if a cow walks too much, eats too little or sleeps correctly. It’s now common to see connected cows and… Read more

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