LP Perspectives: How we conducted the survey

In its eighth year, Perspectives is Private Equity International’s annual study of institutional investors’ approach to alternative asset classes.

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Perspectives aims to provide a granular view of the alternatives market, both current and future, by gathering insight on investors’ asset allocation, propensity to invest and performance predictions.

It is a global study, reflected in the question set and the respondents, which allows for meaningful global views and cross-regional comparisons across alternative asset classes.

The questions for Perspectives are reviewed annually, with the objective of reflecting market developments and shifts in sentiment.

For this 2020 study, PEI’s Research & Analytics team surveyed 146 institutional investors. Fieldwork was carried out from August to September 2019. Participation in Perspectives is anonymous, with the findings amalgamated and presented in this supplement.