Hurdle rate remains elusive for VC funds More than 60 per cent of LBO funds managed to beat the hurdle rate, while only 38 per cent of VC funds exceeded the 8 per cent threshold (Figure 1). This confirms that shorter holding periods characteristic of buyout investments work in favour of LBO fund managers.
Two thirds of alternative investment managers expect increase in AIFMD assets despite ongoing ‘confusion’
80 per cent of private equity raised by 20 per cent of GPs
CEPRES has released its latest analytics of the private markets landscape showing the increasing dominance of the largest private equity firms on their PE.Analyzer investment network.
Private equity exits fall as buyout houses focus on new deals
European private equity deal-makers have put the brakes on their frenetic exit pace
Tomorrow’s successful fund manager will combine PE and hedge fund expertise
As popular as the alternative investments industry remains, attracting and retaining investors at a time when asset classes are converging means that managers need to constantly think about how best to differentiate themselves