Palico KeyTrends Report January – July 2017

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… Read more

KEYTRENDS – A Fund Collapse Highlights the Low Risk of PE

Highlights: – Fund Collapse Underlines PE’s Low Risk – Fund Restructurings Have Lost Their Negative Image – Softbank’s Huge Vision Fund Unveils Investments – The LBO that Never Happened May Portend the Future – VCs Seeking Dressing Tips, Look No Further – PE KeyTrends Quick Question Results A FUND COLLAPSE HIGHLIGHTS THE LOW RISK OF… Read more

Will PE Placement Agents Go the Way of the Rolodex?

When disruptive technology builds a solid foothold in an industry, change accelerates. Today, Palico’s digital marketplace for private equity fundraising, co-investments and secondaries unites over 3,000 limited partners from 1,900 firms with 5,000 GPs, offering investment vehicles in everything from venture capital to buyouts to litigation finance. Using Palico, LPs and GPs from across the… Read more

Palico and EMPEA Partner to Streamline Emerging Market Commitments

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. EMPEA Agreement is a Growth Catalyst for Digital Fundraising Palico’s latest partnership will see all EMPEA members offered use of Palico’s marketplace on advantageous terms (if you’re… Read more

Digitization Blurs the LP-GP Divide

Gone are the days when investors passively entrusted money to fund managers and patiently waited for cash calls and distributions. The private equity industry has matured and today there is a new breed of investor: more demanding and sophisticated and willing to take an ever-increasing role in deal sourcing and operational management. This new LP… Read more

KeyTrends – H1 Buyout Value at Ten-Year High

June 23rd, 2017 Highlights: – PE Buyout Value Reaches a Ten-Year High – The Big Growth is in Retail – Stock Grants Improve Profit and PE Image – Secondary Prices are Rising – Investors Still Like Energy – PE KeyTrends Quick Question Results PE BUYOUT VALUE REACHES A TEN-YEAR RECORD IN THE FIRST HALF, reports… Read more

New features to go with a new site

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… Read more

The Most Popular European Fundraisings on Palico

Most Popular European Fundraisings Over the Past Three Months With so much happening in Europe, from the election of reformist Emmanuel Macron as President of France last month, to “hard-Brexiter” Prime Minister Theresa May’s failure to win a majority for her Conservative Party in the U.K. last week, we thought it an opportune time to… Read more

Keytrends – European Fundraising at Eight-Year High

Highlights: – European Fundraising at an Eight-Year High – Softbank Vision Fund Closes on Colossal $93 Billion – The Ultra Mega Fund in Blackstone’s Future – SWFs are Increasingly Competing with VC Firms – Record Dry Powder for the Secondary Market – PE KeyTrends Quick Question Results EUROPEAN FUNDRAISING HIT AN EIGHT YEAR HIGH IN… Read more

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