WEBINAR

What next for the role of data analytics in private markets?

What next for the role of data analytics in private markets?

What trends are emerging in the field of data analytics? What are the various ways that managers are actively using analytical tools, as part of their day-to-day  fund management activities? And what are the some of the best practices GPs need to consider, as they look to introduce more analytical firepower into their respective firms? These questions, and more will be discussed in an upcoming webinar in collaboration with AssetMetrix on 30 June.

GUEST ARTICLE

How primary insights fuel investment decision-making

How primary insights fuel investment decision-making

By David Holden-White, co-founder & managing director of techspert.io – Investors have long sought data from primary research to get an edge in their decision-making. Whether gathered through surveys, focus groups, panels or qualitative interviews, insights from individuals with lived experience of the relevant problems, markets, technologies and services, are hugely valuable. They offer a way of uncovering the intangibles, those moments that can’t be quantified solely on data. They augment and extend an investor’s own knowledge and experiences. 

NEWS

Alt Credit Council launches new Investor Manager Committee

Alt Credit Council launches new Investor Manager Committee

The Alternative Credit Council, the private credit affiliate of the Alternative Investment Management Association, has launched its Investor Manager Committee, a new initiative which aims to strengthen the ACC’s work on key areas where private credit market practice is still evolving, and foster better engagement between investors and asset managers in this burgeoning asset class.

GUEST ARTICLE

Maximising ESG impact in private equity: Part Three – The keys to future success

Maximising ESG impact in private equity: Part Three – The keys to future success

By Sam Gilbert-Ward, business analyst, Pollen Street Capital – Looking to the future, post-Covid, the success of ESG impact investing can be secured by championing three key pillars. First, building ESG into the culture of organisations, supporting initiatives with the resource it deserves. Second, establishing best practice. And third, going beyond reporting, focusing on the actual impact and celebrating successes.

New Normal Q&A

"We can’t ignore deficit spending forever" – Q&A with Investcorp's Dave Tayeh

"We can’t ignore deficit spending forever" – Q&A with Investcorp's Dave Tayeh

In the latest addition to PEWire's 'New Normal' Q&A series Dave Tayeh (pictured), head of private equity, North America, at Investcorp shares his views on the current deal environment, the role of the private equity industry in the recovery as well as its timeline, how the low interest rates are affecting company valuations at the moment, and how the large amounts of dry powder might be deployed in years to come.