PE KeyTrends – The Silver Lining in Norway’s Rejection of PE

Highlights: – The Silver Lining in Norway’s Rejection of PE – Yale’s Pointed Rebuttal of Buffet on PE – Buy and Build Becomes the Norm in LBOs – A Record 80 Percent of Leveraged Loans are Cov-Lite – LBO Funds are Registering Record Returns – PE KeyTrends Quick Question Results THERE’S A SILVER LINING BURIED… Read more

PE KeyTrends – PE Funds Get Ready for Economic Downturn

Highlights: – PE Funds are Getting Ready for Economic Downturn – As Market Fears Grow, Offbeat Fund Strategies Bloom – Long-Hold PE Funds Can Double Returns – Private Equity’s Path to Control is Getting Easier in Asia – Jillian Manus Discusses Sexual Harassment in VC – PE KeyTrends Quick Question Results PE FUNDS ARE GETTING… Read more

Palico KeyTrends Winter Survey

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 August 2017 and January 2018. Each of the survey questions generated an average of… Read more

10 Predictions For Private Equity In 2018

  I’m not the first to say it, but it bears repeating: This is the the golden age of private equity investment. To paraphrase Michael Milken, private equity affords very unusual rates of return thanks in large measure to PE’s flexibility. Indeed, private equity is more a style of investment than anything else. What defines… 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

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

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

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

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

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