KeyTrends – PE Purchases Hit Highest Level Since 2007

Highlights: – PE Purchases Hit Highest Level Since 2007 – Cov-Lite at Record as U.S. Leverage Constraint is Eliminated – PE-Backed Firms do Better in Downturns – The Sweet Spot for PE’s Secondary Fund Market – If You’re Stumped by The Vision Fund’s Strategy, Read This – PE KeyTrends Quick Question Results PRIVATE EQUITY PURCHASES… Read more

Secondary Prices for 25 Private Equity Funds

A Palico survey of limited partners who’ve successfully purchased stakes in private equity funds on the secondary market over the last six months indicates the current sweet spot for premium pricing (in relation to net asset value) is for vehicles that began investing in 2011. That vintage accounts for five of 13 funds priced at… Read more

The 10 Most Popular Fundraisings In Palico’s Digital Marketplace*

*over six months through October 4 Based on the number of investors who’ve reached out to managers, the most salient aspect of the current top ten investable fundraisings in Palico’s digital private equity marketplace is range. Strategy-wise, the fundraisings cover everything from buyouts to credit, in markets stretching from PE’s traditional U.S. homeland to the… Read more

Private Secondary Market Blossoms for VC-Backed Startups

Highlights: – A Private Secondary Market Blossoms for Startups – PE Managers Increasingly Sell All or Parts of Their Firms – The 12 Most Sought-After PE Funds of the Secondary Market – LPs are Willing to Compromise on Returns – The Long-Term Future of Private Equity – PE KeyTrends Quick Question Results A PRIVATE SECONDARY… Read more

Q&A: Star Mountain Raises Capital on Palico

Brett Hickey is chief executive and founder of Star Mountain Capital, a private equity manager focused exclusively on credit and equity investments in the U.S. lower middle market. He explains here why Star Mountain chose to fundraise using Palico’s digital marketplace.

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

While private equity investment has been accelerating innovation, and hence digitization, of industries for years, PE itself has been relatively untouched by the digitization drive. Yet digital innovation is taking hold within private equity and to ignore its possibilities today is to put future success at risk – whether you’re a limited partner or a… Read more

Secondary Prices for 25 Private Equity Funds

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… Read more

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