The Democratisation of Private Equity

Invest Europe Investors' Forum Geneva democratisation panel

PE’s democratisation carries ‘big risk’ for industry, LPs warn

Firms must ensure individual investors are sufficiently educated, said executives from Skandia Mutual Life Insurance Company and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan at Invest Europe’s Investors’ Forum last week.

Blackstone plans to double private wealth team, eyes Europe expansion

The alternatives giant's plans come as firms including Ares Management and Apollo Global Management make a concerted push into raising capital from wealthy individuals.

Carlyle to focus on institutional capital as peers build out wealth units

Fundraising, deals and exits as of the third quarter are at record levels, the alternatives giant reported on its latest earnings call.

Tokenisation: A ‘new frontier’ in the democratisation of PE

Early mover ADDX is providing accredited investors with access to blue chip private equity funds, including Partners Group’s €5.5bn Global Value SICAV.

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Private equity is coming down market. From trillions of dollars held in defined contribution pension plans, to high-net-worth and mass affluent markets, to individual investors, untapped pots of capital are waiting to be put to use. On this page you’ll find our latest insight into how the private equity investor base is evolving and what this means for the asset class.

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