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

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

The Most Popular Funds in the Secondary Market

Secondary Market Wishes on Palico Over Last Six Months The Surprising Popularity of Recently Closed Funds in the Secondary Market   Arguably, the most striking aspect of our ranking of the 10 most popular funds in the secondary market – based on wish list requests made in Palico’s private equity fund marketplace over the last… Read more


This week Palico and the Institutional Limited Partners Association signed an agreement that should see the online PE fund marketplace’s substantial investor base of 2,910 accredited limited partners expand significantly. Agreement is a Boon for All of the Marketplace’s LPs and GPs The agreement brings the investment tools of the 21st century to the membership… Read more

$64 Billion in Investable Private Equity Opportunities

There are 403 investable fundraisings, secondaries and co-investments currently available in Palico’s online marketplace (accredited general partners and limited partners list investable opportunities for free). They cover a remarkable range of strategies, 122 countries and every continent except Antarctica. Most of the accredited GPs offering investable fundraisings through Palico’s secure data rooms are specialists. Just… Read more

Palico in Focus – Finding Partners at the Other End of the World

Over one out of four accredited private equity managers active in Palico’s marketplace are “remote,” or located outside of private equity’s traditional money centers in North America and Europe. When it comes to investors, more than one out of five looking to invest in primaries, secondaries and co-investments on Palico are remote. The ability to… Read more

Palico in Focus – Funds-of-Funds Renaissance

Private equity funds-of-funds have gone through a major transformation since the financial crisis; one that is leading to renewed fundraising success. This is evident in Palico’s online private equity marketplace, where out of a field of 14 different private equity categories, fund-of-fund vehicles account for nearly 20 percent of the 50 most popular fundraisings. Consolidation… Read more

Palico in Focus – Finding the Right PE Investment (and Investor) Online: It’s All about Interests

If you’re a private equity investor, Palico, the world’s largest online PE fund marketplace, brings you investments focused specifically on your interests, for free. This eliminates time wasted hunting down the right opportunities. If you’re looking to raise capital, using Palico’s free data rooms to list fundraisings, co-investments or secondaries can get you direct access… Read more

Palico in Focus – Where Anchor Investors Commit to First-Time PE Funds

Given the high percentage of first-time fundraisings on offer, it’s not surprising that anchor investors frequently find investments in Palico’s private equity marketplace. Some 40 percent of 320 investable fundraisings for classic primary vehicles on Palico (there’s an additional 101 secondary and co-investment opportunities) are first-time funds. Anchor Investors are a Fundraising Catalyst Anchor investors,… Read more