Nuances to consider when investing in private equity

Nuances to consider

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Peter von Lehe of NB Alternatives Advisers
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Peter von Lehe of NB Alternatives Advisers

Recent stock market woes and rising inflation are leading many investors to rethink allocations to traditional asset classes such as equities and bonds.

The private equity asset class has grown significantly in recent years, due to its potential for both returns and portfolio diversification. However, there are many nuances to consider when approaching the asset class, and investors need to be careful in their choice of funds. Carefully crafted returns Core to the private equity model is control. Private equity funds, which take substantial stakes in privately owned companies, typically have a higher degree of influence over the way these businesses are managed than investors holding smaller shares in public companies or minority gr...

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