Investor Relations in Private Markets

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Competition for jobs in private equity is fierce and on the rise, but IR professionals come from a wide variety of backgrounds, which can make it a grueling experience to apply for a new role and a confounding experience to hire.
Sep 10, 2021
Specialization in private credit as well as skills related to ESG are some of the requirements hiring firms are seeking.
Aug 6, 2021
The quest for yield coupled with changing perceptions of risk will prompt institutional investors to increase exposures to private assets.
Jul 21, 2021
Kristin DePlatchett, who worked with LPs for more than a decade before going into IR, lays out her strategy as the new head of IR for Trilantic North America.
Jul 2, 2021
Some IR professionals at the multi-asset management firm are becoming more specialized.
Jun 30, 2021
There are some well-known perks to working in IR at a private markets firm (including travel and nice dinners with LPs), but the vast majority of salary survey respondents, nearly 90%, reported not receiving a sign-on bonus when hired.
Jun 11, 2021
Managing directors and partners in investor relations make an average yearly salary of $367,416, or $124,912 more than the average salary across titles.
Jun 11, 2021
IR professionals unhappy with their compensation may want to jump ship, but staying at the same firm for several years increases chances to secure higher compensation.
Jun 11, 2021
White respondents were paid just under $230,000 on average, Black respondents were paid $180,000 per year, and Hispanic and/or Latinx respondents were paid $142,000 per year.
Jun 9, 2021
Jun 9, 2021