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For the third year in a row, IPC founding member, Northern Trust, will host a private equity research symposium on March 10th at the offices in Chicago.
On April 26, IPC founding member, AlpInvest Partners, will partner with the Institute for Private Capital to host an LP roundtable discussion. Papers presentations from IPC Research Director, Greg Brown, and Prof. Berk Sensoy (Vanderbilt University) will be featured before a panel discussion focusing on the benefits of international diversification.
On Wednesday, April 25 IPC will be partnering with the Managed Funds Association (MFA) to host an invitation-only panel discussion covering topics and trends in hedge funds.

Latest Research

Hedge Funds as Investors of Last Resort?

November 13, 2016

Hedge funds have become important investors in public companies raising equity privately. More

Within-Bank Transmission of Real Estate Shocks

October 19, 2016

We estimate the reaction of banks to capital losses induced by reductions in real estate prices. More

Hedge Fund Activists: Do They Take Cues from Institutional Exit?

August 27, 2016

This paper investigates the role of institutional trading in the emergence of hedge fund activism – an important governance device associated with large improvements in the performance and governance of target firms. More

Recent News & Media

IPC Welcomes New Members

June 02, 2017

IPC welcomes its newest members. We are supported through member institutions and by individual members. More