PERC returns to Oxford University’s Saïd Business School on May 16-17, 2024 for the Private Equity Research Consortium Oxford Research Symposium.
General Partners (GPs) in private equity face a trade-off between focusing their skills and effort on fewer investments to earn higher returns, or investing more broadly to reduce risk through diversification. Using a novel, deal-level dataset of 5,925 global investments from 1999 to 2016, we show that these portfolio considerations are important for understanding fund-level private equity returns.
Leading academics and innovators in the private and public sectors recently convened at the Kenan Institute's wealth inequality conference to foster meaningful dialogue about the effects of income disparity and how education and research can create opportunities for more equitable access.
PERC returns to Oxford University’s Saïd Business School on May 11-12, 2023, for the Private Equity Research Consortium Spring Symposium. This group of scholars and industry professionals conducts and promotes research on private equity.
Chief Economist Gerald Cohen outlines three possible paths for the U.S. economy in coming months, as well as the indicators to keep an eye on.
A panel recap from last month's Future of Digital Assets Symposium analyzed how fintech may be able to help create a more inclusive financial system.
Executive Director Greg Brown offers a simple model for prioritizing ESG issues at smaller PE-backed companies, given that the trade-offs between benefits and costs of implementation are more likely to limit the scope of their policies.
2022 has not been kind to many investment portfolios; as Kenan Institute Executive Director Greg Brown argues, this is all attributable to the change in real interest and inflation rates.
The pandemic taught us that equity investors would be wise to seek to invest in firms with resilient supply chains. But is there a reliable way to identify firms whose supplier-customer relationships are less vulnerable to disruptions?