Investor Relations in Private Markets


IR heads at growth equity firms know it can sometimes be challenging to pitch a growth equity fund to LPs who see the sub-strategy through different lenses. Still, the space is becoming more crowded. Edison Partners’ Christopher Sugden explains why.
Jul 20, 2021
Infrastructure activity has been robust in 2020, with both deal volume and dry powder reaching new highs. With the Biden Administration now planning to increase spending through the American Jobs Act, interest in the asset class is skyrocketing.
Jun 1, 2021
VC LPs, which often include big tech and legacy foundations, are investing in firms that put diversity at the core of the investment thesis.
May 28, 2021
Cyber attacks can be costly, both financially and reputationally. IR professionals need to prepare to answer LP questions and help differentiate a crisis from an inconvenience.
May 14, 2021
Despite misgivings around his ESG takes and understanding of crypto, investors can be expected to borrow not only Buffet’s language, but his positions and public postures (in a literal and metaphorical sense). Here are the Buffet takes bound to make their way into upcoming LP conversations….
May 7, 2021
As the conversation around Biden’s tax overhaul heats up, it's going to increasingly fall on IR professionals to field questions from LPs about how the industry plans to tackle impending changes.
Apr 30, 2021
This week, the announcement of a European Super League bankrolled by J.P. Morgan for a cool €3.5 billion turned private equity’s sharply increased involvement in pro sports from a positive (high potential returns, curb appeal) into a negative as the whole venture fell apart in 48 hours.
Apr 23, 2021
GPs are less and less likely to engage in any kind of "Amazonian" anti-union behavior. The risks are too great.
Apr 16, 2021
The damage from the implosion of Archegos Capital Management continued this week as Credit Suisse and Normura, which financed Archegos’ risky derivative trades as prime brokers, reported defaults in the billions.
Apr 9, 2021
Private equity's return to work may shape the future of deal-making, not just for M&A teams, but for IR pros used to closing LPs in Park Ave. conference rooms. Just look at NYC.
Apr 2, 2021