Private equity is an attractive asset class which represents a key portfolio allocation for many investors.
Private debt is an important funding component for fast-growing, medium-sized companies. Investors profit from different return components, which may include equity-like elements in addition to an attractive rate of interest.
In many countries the private sector has in recent years played an increasing role in the construction and operation of infrastructure. Today there is a wide selection of vehicles and instruments available for investing in infrastructure.
For institutional investors secondaries are an important component of their strategic asset allocation. In addition to a significantly shortened J-curve and an attractive risk-return profile, they offer the opportunity to profit quickly from high returns and to actively manage liquidity trends.
Institutional investors are attaching increasing importance to achieving a positive social effect for society and the environment as well as a financial return with their investments. Impact investing is an investment strategy that enables investors to accomplish that goal as it creates a bridge between positive social impact and private investment capital.