It would be overly simplistic in our view to consider headline dry powder numbers in isolation and conclude that private equity as an asset class should be avoided.
As part of our regular survey series, we queried our investor network about their use of alternatives, including current allocations, preferred structures, and top investment strategies of interest.
Growth equity has long been described as the private investment strategy occupying the middle ground between venture capital and traditional leveraged buyouts. While this is true, the asset class has evolved into more than just an intermediate private investing approach.
Each year global consultancy Bain issues a comprehensive, state-of-the-industry report on private equity, which has become required reading for most investors in the asset class. We’ve highlighted five key findings from the report...