Private equity funds continue to attract interest, despite rising deal valuations and high levels of leverage. We think there’s a way to get many of the benefits of private equity in public markets—without forfeiting liquidity.
After a record 2017, private equity funds have $1 trillion to deploy. The Financial Times reported this week that the buyout industry is raising more money than it can spend. As new risks surface, we think public equity portfolios with the right strategic mindset can deliver similar benefits to investors.