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New FOX report reveals increased allocations to private investments

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:05

Family Office Exchange (FOX), a membership organisation for families, family office executives, and advisers, recently published the results of the 2019 FOX Global Investment Survey.  »

USD2.891bn invested in data and insights industry in 2018

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 13:05

A total of USD2.891 billion was invested in the data and insights industry last year, either through venture capital or private equity. Market research is now receiving funding comparable to sectors such as Energy and IT Hardware, with recorded VC investment of USD1.75 billion and USD2.28 billion respectively according to PitchBook data VC investment.  »

Geoff Hutton, Luxoft

Investment banks ‘overconfident’ on SFTR compliance, says new research report from Luxoft

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 10:31

New research from Luxoft, a global technology services and consulting partner, has revealed that Tier one, Tier two and Tier three investment banks are overconfident about the EU’s new Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which comes into force next April.  »

European Buy & Build activity reaches record high in 2019 with total value of GBP9.5 billion

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:58

European Buy & Build activity reached its highest recorded level in 2018 with a total disclosed deal value of GBP9.5 billion, according to Silverfleet Capital’s European Buy & Build Monitor.  »

Small buyout funds outperforming mega-buyouts

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 13:38

Small cap LBO funds are more profitable than funds that focus on target companies of larger market capitalisation, according to new research from eFront. In addition, small cap funds deploy capital at a faster rate and reinvest a significantly higher proportion of fund sizes than other funds.  »

Selling a stake in a PE management company is fine, say LPs, depending on the GP’s motivation

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 10:33

Two thirds of investors will support a GP decision to sell a stake in its management company if it is to facilitate generational change at the business or to strengthen the resources the manager focuses on its market, according to the 30th edition of Coller Capital’s Global Private Equity Barometer.  »

Laura Levesque, Cerulli Associates

US outsourced CIOs eyeing alternative assets for diversification and improved returns

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 10:04

Outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) clients in the US are increasingly seeking alternative investments to diversify their portfolios and to obtain higher returns than those currently available from public investments. »

CEPRES Private Markets Outlook 2019 Q1

CEPRES Private Markets Outlook 2019 Q1

Wed, 29/05/2019 - 12:41

US buyout deal pricing is on the rise with EBITDA multiples increasing and indicating a frothy deal investment environment that could potentially lead to downside risk in a market downturn scenario. Please click here to download and read CEPRES' Q1 Market Report… »

AR/VR volumes, valuations and fundraising maturing, says Hampleton Partners

Wed, 29/05/2019 - 09:40

Hampleton Partners’ latest analysis of the Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) M&A global market reveals that this nascent sector is already showing signs of maturity, with later-stage funding, valuations and transaction volumes on the up and gaining momentum. »

Fabrizio Zumbo, Cerulli Associates

Retail investors developing a taste for private markets

Wed, 29/05/2019 - 09:13

Retail investors are increasingly drawn to private markets, attracted by the offer of diversification, alternative income, and sustainable investment opportunities, according to the latest issue of The Cerulli Edge – European Monthly Product Trends Edition. »

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