Scientists Prove Crowded Hedge Fund Stocks Are Real and Risky

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

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

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

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

October 08, 2018

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

IPC researchers cited in Institutional Allocator with groundbreaking work in private credit

September 11, 2018

A new paper from the Institute For Private Capital titled Performance of Private Credit Funds: A First Look, stated that “On an adjusted basis, we find that there is no single benchmark that is clearly preferred for calculating relative performance,” for private credit. The report is slated to be released in this fall’s issue of the Journal of Alternative Investments. The Institute For Private Capital is a multi-university effort to promote academic research on private investments. More

Real Estate Research Symposium

September 07, 2018

Join us for the Real Estate Research Symposium in Chapel Hill on October 1-2, 2018. More

Save the Date for Upcoming IPC Events

September 07, 2018

Please join the Institute for Private Capital for its upcoming events this year and next. More

IPC Welcomes a New Member

May 25, 2018

Please join the IPC in welcoming new member, Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund! We are excited to work with Andrew Kelsen and his colleagues.