Investor Relations in Private Markets


The insurance company’s director of private equity thinks a return to the office is still a moving target.
Sep 3, 2021
Between the rise of a PE lite model and the proliferation of continuation vehicles that will push for more products to sell to LPs, and increased scrutiny from all constituents in the industry, the role of investor relations professionals is only going to become more important.
Aug 25, 2021
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