Heralded as an ‘unofficial fee break’ and an ‘alpha generator’, co-investment is seen by many as the answer to getting the best out of private markets. But are LPs taking on more risk than they realise – and is it really worth it?
Attempts to look into the future can conjure up images of a disturbing, even dystopian world, but observers of the private equity market offer a rather more reassuring picture. Technology will be important, but so too will human input
Today’s tech revolution will reshape private equity in major ways, leading to greater specialisation, transparency and rigour, according to eFront’s Thibaut de Laval. That will make it easier than ever to discern the best from the rest and will open up alternative investing
Building a bespoke operating model and reinforcing a distinctive culture in which people can perform their best is the path to maximising value for specialised private equity firms and generalists alike, explains L Catterton’s Scott Dahnke