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May 21, 2019

SuperReturn International: data is still front and center

The private equity industry has gone through a period of extraordinary growth over the last few years. 2017 set a new fundraising record and 2018 was another banner year for the asset class. However, growth seems to be slowing and the industry is facing a number of challenges - chief among them the high levels of EBITDA multiples of private companies.

Feb 13, 2019

Making fund administration simple for private equity funds with real property investments

Real asset and private equity firms are expanding their core investment strategies to include real estate as a means to balance risk and achieve consistent, longer-term returns.

Feb 5, 2019

Are private equity firms becoming the new banks?

In a recent blog, we examined the rapid growth of private credit funds and noted that private equity investors are at the forefront of this trend towards alternative financing.

Jan 16, 2019

Not for the faint of heart: Support for distressed debt strategies

Recently, we explored the explosive growth of private credit and the opportunity it presents for investors. A smaller, but growing, subset of the private credit market is distressed debt and credit investing. Distressed debt includes debt instruments trading at a steep discount to par value due to an extremely negative outlook, or even outright default, on the part of the borrower.

Dec 27, 2018

Our most-read blog posts of 2018

As we head into another new year, we’re looking back at our most-read blog posts from the past 12 months. Here’s the list from 2018, arranged in chronological order. We’re excited to continue these conversations and share more content in 2019. Happy New Year!

Nov 27, 2018

The quiet explosion in private credit

Private credit is now a mainstream source of financing, fueling growth for small, medium, and large enterprises worldwide across a wide range of sectors. Per Preqin, the number of private debt funds reached a historic high of 389 at the end of Q2 2018.

Nov 21, 2018

The changing face of real asset investments - Part 2

In our recent blog post, The changing face of real asset investments, we addressed key trends impacting the industry. We explored how the growing population influences agricultural land demands and how real assets generally are not impacted by natural disasters.

Apr 17, 2018

Why private equity firms are investing in emerging markets

While private equity capital raising has been successful, limited partner (LP) tolerance will be tested if their money is not deployed in a timely fashion. Many LP’s are asking whether private equity realtors are sustainable in the long-term given asset valuations.

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