Tag: private equity

‘The New Oil’: VC And Private Equity Funds Invest In The...

The investment in the data industry has reached $2.891 billion, coming this fundamentally from venture capital and private equity. Market research is now receiving...

Private Equity: Report Shows Fears That Fundraising Opportunities Will Worsen In...

As political uncertainty continues, fears that fundraising opportunities will worsen in the Private Equity industry have increased, according to the latest annual industry report...

Private Equity: CFOs Report Growth Of Their Firms But They Still...

Investors continue to pour capital in private equity firms, which creates operational challenges for CFOs as they seek new ways to support scalable...

Private Equity Moves To Europe As Large Investors Shying Away From...

Private equity deal value has increased everywhere except the UK, where it is currently 34% lower than 2017. The UK’s mid-market has been robust...

Private Equity: Better Reporting Between LPs and GPs Improve the Funds...

eFront, a highly reputed alternative investment management software and solutions provider, has published “Mind the Gap: a global survey of private equity reporting practices”....

Private Equity Capital Calls Shrink To Lowest Level On Record

Private equity fund distributions have outweighed capital calls by a significant and striking degree over the past five years. Data from eFront, the world’s leading...

Is Private Equity In Emerging Markets Worth The Risk?

Emerging market private equity funds offer institutional investors diversification, differentiated return drivers and an exposure to sector and geographical areas not accessible through stock...

Key Opportunities for Investors on Listed Private Equity by Edison Research

Listed private equity funds have recently been trading at wide discounts to net asset value of more than 20%, despite good investment performance over...

From Idea to IPO: How to Fund Your Start up

You have a high-potential idea with faith and passion to make a big success. All you need is to fund at different stages -from...

Investors Remain Positive on Private Equity Outlook

Investors Remain Positive on Private Equity Outlook “The institutional community remains confident in the ability of alternatives assets industry to help them meet their return...

North Sea Assets and Private Equity

Blackstone, Riverstone Energy and Carlyle Group are in talks to buy producing assets and also invest in struggling exploration and production companies in North...

Private Equity Shows an Impressive Start in 2015

"Private equity investments are traditionally long-term investments with typical holding periods ranging between three and five years. The average holding period for these deals...

Interview with James Waldinger, Founder and CEO, Artivest

HedgeThink presents an interview with James Waldinger, Founder and CEO of Artivest. Artivest, is an innovative technology alternative investment platform that connects leading private equity...

KKR Leads $15M Round of Funding For Alternative Investment Platform Artivest

Artivest, a cutting-edge technology platform that connects leading private equity and hedge funds with a wider audience of suitable investors, announced a $15 million...

Growing Opportunities for Private Equity in Oil and Gas

“I think this (oil prices falling) is going to be a wonderful, wonderful opportunity for us. It’s going to be one of the best...

2015 Outlook: Infrastructure as Alternative Investment

Of the five major alternative asset classes – private equity, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure and private debt – infrastructure is comparatively young and...

Real Estate Private Equity Industry Outlook 2015

The Real Estate Private Equity Industry has shown an impressive performance with 16.7 % annualised annual return over the last three years. The Industry...

High Returns by Activist Hedge Funds Attract Investors

Over the last five years, the Activist Hedge funds have delivered higher returns than the overall hedge fund industry (HFI) benchmark. Last year the Activist...

Major Miami hedge funds and other investment firms

Miami has really been ramping up its efforts to become a financial centre of late, and these are starting to really make a difference....

Growing Opportunities in Emerging Markets for Private Equity

The Private Equity has largely remained focus in North America and Europe for decades. Its penetration in emerging markets has been very low. However,...

Top 5 Challenges for Alternative Investment Industry in 2015

Last year was a beneficial year for all alternative assets except hedge funds. Private equity made profit from more attractive valuations of leveraged buyout. The...

Guide to Hedge Funds and Branding – Part 2 Introduction into...

The hedge fund industry used to have humble beginnings: in 1990, it had $40 billion in assets under management. Now, its growing appeal has...

Guide to Alternative Investments Part 2 – Types of Alternative Investment...

In the previous part of this series, we gave a general outline of the reasons why investors might choose alternative investments - basically anything...

Guide to Alternative Investments: General Overview of Alternative Investments and why...

The term ‘alternative investment’ is an umbrella for all sorts of investments that don’t fall into one of the traditional asset classes of stocks,...