We improve public understanding of the role of private capital in the global economy. Academic and industry experts work together to generate new knowledge about private capital markets based on objective academic research.
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

Performance of Private Credit Funds: A First Look

May 07, 2018

We review the recent trends within private credit, provide an overview of various strategies, describe returns since 2004 and compare private credit to several benchmark indices in order to develop a preliminary view of performance and risk across various private credit strategies. More

CEO Compensation and Real Estate Prices: Are CEOs Paid for Pure Luck?

January 10, 2018

We study the sensitivity of CEO compensation to luck using real estate prices to differentiate changes in compensation due to pure luck from changes in compensation due to reactions to lucky events. More

Governance under the Gun: Spillover Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

December 19, 2017

Hedge fund activism is an important monitoring mechanism associated with substantial improvements in the governance and performance of targets. 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