To shed light on the informational needs of investors, Intralinks and Opalesque commissioned a survey of the global investor community.
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published a piece on new regulatory guidelines forcing banks to sit on the sidelines for what they call “risky” M&A deals.
Private equity fundraising activity has seen a steady pickup since the financial crisis five years ago.
The recent move by the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (MassPRIM) to reduce their exposure to fund of hedge funds and initiate a direct hedge fund investment program highlights the trend by institutional investors to bypass fund of funds for direct hedge fund investments.
Price swings are not just occurring in oil and other commodities but in equities and fixed income securities as well. It is clearly critical to have investment products in your portfolio that zig when the markets zag in order to protect your assets during these uncertain times.
Coller Capital, Global Private Equity Barometer has found that 31 percent of European investors are decreasing the number of private equity firms they use as opposed to nine percent in 2006. Also, investors are no longer automatically reinvesting with their existing private equity firms when they bring a new fund to market.