Venture capital investors love unicorns.Not the kind with twisted horns and rainbow manes, but the start-up companies with a reported valuation of more than a billion dollars.But new research shows that, like the fantastical beasts after which they're named, the reported valuations of many of these companies may be merely... Read More
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IPC Research Director, Prof. Greg Brown, is cited in a new article on North Carolina's state pension.
State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s aggressive moves to slash the fees that the $92 billion state pension fund pays to outside money managers are winning praise but also are raising important questions about the fund’s investment strategy. Read More Read More
As an expansion of previous years’ conferences in Chicago, one of the Institute for Private Capital’s newest members, Northern Trust, hosted the Alternative Investments Research Conference in Chicago on May 11. Led by Northern Trust’s Paul Finlayson, a number of leading academics presented to a full house of practitioners and... Read More
Nearly 50 attendees joined the Institute for Private Capital and our host, Peter Cornelius, at the offices of AlpInvest Partners in NYC on April 21. Professor David Robinson (Duke University / PERC Researcher / NBER) discussed his newest research on evaluating portfolio investment strategies before Professor Bob Harris (University of... Read More
On March 30, the Institute for Private Capital hosted the Spring Research Conference, bringing together leading academics and practitioners to discuss new and up-coming research in hedge funds, real estate, and private equity. Attendees were able to dive deep into paper discussions and presentations in an academic-conference style setting, challenging... Read More