Private Equity FindingsIssue 14 2018
Featured article: FOOL'S GOLD?
Do co-investments underperform fund investments?
Are unicorn valuations too good to be true?
Is private equity a risk to the financial system?
Are funds of funds really worth their fees?
How to recognise genuinely innovative companies
As limited partner co-investment appetite continues to increase, are investors achieving better returns than via fund commitments?
We debate the evidence with academics and practitioners, discussing new research and revisiting an earlier paper to uncover some significant differences of opinion.
Chaired by Brendan Scott
Research & comment from
Technical University of Munich
University of British Columbia
University of California, Irvine
University of Chicago
University of Hong Kong
University of South Carolina
University of Virginia
Professor Josh Lerner
Head of Entrepreneurship Harvard Business School
Chief Investment Officer Coller Capital