Practical analysis for investment professionals

Performance Measurement & Evaluation


Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part II

What explains the absence of predictability in private equity performance?

Gender Lens Funds: Ups and Downs for Women in the Workforce

The third quarter was an eventful one for gender lens investing as well as women in leadership (WIL) in the financial sector and elsewhere.

Dot-Com Redux: Is This Tech “Bubble” Different?

Is it a dot-com déjà vu for tech stock valuations? Maybe not.

Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part I

"In private markets, no one can figure out your true performance."

Special Distributions from Long-Term Asset Pools: Counting the Costs

What should investors consider before taking special distributions from long-term asset pools?

Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: Opposite Investment Mindsets

PE and VC performance-enhancing techniques are not just different, they are precise opposites.

The ESG Performance Paradox

Without strong fiduciary standards, ESG may become an excuse for fund managers to underperform and charge higher fees.

The Path Ahead: Insights on the Economic Recovery

Despite the shock reverberating through the global economy, equity prices have maintained their upward trajectory. What explains this disconnect?

How Good Is Your Investment Sales Team?

When it comes to evaluating sales teams, "[Pay] more attention to the swing than the shot."