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IPC Co-hosts Annual NYC PERC Symposium

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May 15, 2019

IPC was happy to co-host its annual NYC PERC symposium along with AlpInvest Partners on April 12th. Steve Kaplan (Univ. of Chicago) and Prof Arthur Korteweg (USC) on topics of risk-adjustments in private equity returns and convergence of public and private market returns. Panelists included a number of industry experts such as Iain Leigh, Managing Director of Global Private Equity, APG and Monica Spencer, Senior Portfolio Manager, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. We thank AlpInvest Partners for once again hosting this event at its offices and look forward to next year. More

2nd Singapore Private Equity Research Symposium

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May 09, 2019

After a successful start in 2018, PERC hosted together with the Institute for Private Capital and the St.Gallen Institute of Management in Asia (SGI-HSG) of the University of St.Gallen the 2nd Singapore Private Equity Research Symposium, which took place on 8 March 2019. Over 40 professionals from the investment industry gathered for the presentations of cutting-edge research followed by a lively discussion bridging theory and practice. More

Have Private Equity Returns Really Declined?

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May 06, 2019

Kenan Institute Executive Director Greg Brown and University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Steve Kaplan have co-authored a new white paper assembling the most current, comprehensive performance data on U.S. private equity buyout funds available. Contrary to some recent articles, this research shows U.S. buyouts have consistently outperformed public markets in the post-crisis era. More

Welcome BroadVail Capital Partners

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March 19, 2019

IPC would like to welcome BroadVail Capital Partners as a new member this spring. More

Scientists Prove Crowded Hedge Fund Stocks Are Real and Risky

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February 26, 2019

While swimming with the hedge fund sharks returns a few percent more than the market over time, watch out when the rout comes, when crowded shares fall harder than everything else, according to research by three business school professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Wake Forest University. More

10 Years of Excellence in Private Equity Research

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December 06, 2018

On Nov. 1-2, leading practitioners and top researchers from around the world joined together at the tenth annual Private Equity Research Consortium (PERC) Symposium in Chapel Hill, NC. Hosted by the Institute for Private Capital, an affiliated center of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, the conference has established a reputation as leading the discussion between leading academics and practitioners in the private capital arena. This year’s symposium not only unveiled the latest research insights, but also served as an occasion to look back at ten years of achievements and successes. More

10th Annual PERC Symposium

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October 12, 2018

We hope you will join us for the 10th anniversary of the PERC Symposium held on November 1-2 in Chapel Hill at the Rizzo Center. More

CREDA Real Estate Research Symposium

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October 11, 2018

On October 11-12, the Commercial Real Estate Data Alliance (CREDA) held its 3rd annual research symposium featuring paper presentations, discussions, and keynotes from leading including Sheridan Titman and Nancy Wallace, practitioners from firms including BlackRock, StepStone, Barings, and the Federal Reserve Board, and data providers. More

12th Annual Alternative Investments Conference

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October 10, 2018

Save for the 12th Annual Alternative Investments Conference at The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill on March 28th! Connect with LPs, GPs, consultants, service providers, and academics while hearing from top CIOs and others from across the US and globally. More

Call for Papers

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October 08, 2018

Submit your papers for the 2019 PERC Symposium and the 2019 IPC Spring Research Symposium. More