Free Public Webinar - LP Best Practices: New strategies in benchmarking PE/VC returns

LP Best Practices: New strategies in benchmarking PE/VC returns

Pensions, foundations and other limited partners never stop sharpening their tools for evaluating the performance of private equity and venture capital firms. Blink, and you’ll fall behind in the race to understand how LPs are advancing their approach to benchmarking.

Don’t miss the opportunity to join four of the brightest minds in PE/VC benchmarking during an exclusive 75-minute Webinar, 11AM to 12:15PM ET on Thursday, July 25.

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Amanda VanNess
Burgiss Emerging Manager Alert: Kinzie Capital’s Suzanne Yoon looks ahead to next fund, more hiring

“I do feel that as a female minority in our industry that I have an obligation to elevate women [and minorities] in all fields and industries,” said Suzanne Yoon, founder and managing partner at Chicago-based Kinzie Capital. And Yoon said that it’s not just diversity in gender and race that she’s after in building her private-equity firm. It’s also diversity in age, experience, ways of thinking. “I know that diversity produces good results,” she said.

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Amanda VanNess
Burgiss Manager Universe Updated Through Q1 2019 with Addition of Senior Debt Asset Class Category

On June 22 2019, the Burgiss Manager Universe (BMU) was updated to include Q1 2019 results. The final tally of nearly 9,300 funds represents more than $6.6 trillion in committed capital across the full spectrum of private capital strategies. The update also included the introduction of Senior Debt as a dedicated Asset Class category, resulting from the 2018 taxonomy review of the Private Capital Classification System.

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Amanda VanNess
How to Benchmark Private Capital... and How Not to

In this new research paper we advance the discussion and describe a recommended approach for constructing a composite private capital benchmark, emphasizing the importance of pooled measures. In it, we also propose a methodology for computing portfolio ranks, which allows the generation of a report containing both pooled and rank measures at all levels of a reporting hierarchy.

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Amanda VanNess