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A total of 1,520 funds closed in 2022, raising $727.3bn between them – this is down from the $829.8bn raised in 2021, according to PEI data.
Amid market volatility, managers of investment trusts are using education tools to ensure investors stick with the asset class.
The consensus view from the south of France is that this will be the year that valuations come down to earth.
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The retirement system is widening the funnel of managers it will consider investing with, according to deputy CIO Tom Masthay.
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While private companies generally performed well last year, the listed firm's top economic forecaster Nicholas Brooks says conditions will be choppier.
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Proposed changes to the way private markets operate were met with concern about unintended consequences.
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Private equity managers expect longer holds for some of their portfolio companies as investors run the rule across portfolio valuations.
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Rising inflation has had significant ramifications for private equity in the past year. Even so, there are silver linings to be found.
Only 27% of LPs plan to increase their allocations to private equity over the next 12 months, down from 42% six months ago, according to Coller Capital’s latest barometer.
In a trickier exit environment, fund managers may be forced to embrace longer hold periods.
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