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Family offices lean on private equity to dampen losses

Organisations with a higher allocation to the asset class significantly outperformed their peers, a report has found.

LPs are hungry for new strategies, Coller barometer finds

Too busy to read Coller Capital's latest investor survey? Here are five key takeaways covering returns, alignment, PE allocations and more.

LPs bearish on PE returns as competition becomes top concern

Concerns over dry powder and pricing have prompted institutional investors to expect diminished performance over the next three years.
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Post-crisis returns are as strong as the 1990s – report

A report by two academics shows US buyouts have historically outperformed the S&P 500 by a fairly wide margin.

LBO sell-off to blame for Europe’s dealmaking slump – report

A recent dip in secondary market pricing for leveraged loans and high-yield bonds has made financing costs too high in Q1, according to PitchBook data.

Europe private equity 2018 in five charts

Fundraising and investment activity in the region hit record highs in 2018 with €97.3bn of capital raised and €80.6bn of deals transacted, according to data from Invest Europe.

Emerging Asia leads LP attractiveness ranking – report

South-East Asia retains the top spot as the most attractive market for investment, while China has overtaken India to claim second place, according to the latest investor survey from EMPEA.

Funds slower to return to market as dealmaking stalls

The average time between funds increased to four years and three months in 2018, the first such increase in five years, according to EY research.

Insurers warm to private equity as yields edge lower

Private equity is expected to deliver the highest returns in the next 12 months by 43% of respondents, the highest of any asset class, according to GSAM research.

DOWNLOAD: Growth and TMT funds are flavour of the quarter

In this 11-slide presentation PEI breaks down the $91bn of capital raised for private equity last quarter by strategy, geography and the industry's biggest funds.
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