The private equity secondaries space is a very innovative market. Over the past 20 years, many new types of transactions and structures have appeared such as direct secondaries, GP-led transactions, and preferred equity. PE secondaries funds are often made off a combination of different products,… Read More »How will PE secondaries funds look like in 10 years?
Forecasting the cash-flows of private equity funds is an essential task. It allows investors to control the liquidity of their portfolio, manage their risks, and construct more efficient investment programs. It is also important for LPs active in the secondary market as it allows them… Read More »Why you should use bottom-up models in private equity
During the pandemic crisis, secondaries buyers who did not account for the slowdown in post-account activity might have overpaid for some portfolios in the market. Data-driven approaches can provide additional important insights when buying, selling, or when managing the cash-flows of a private equity program.… Read More »Measuring the impact of post-account cash-flows on returns
Historical simulations have many drawbacks when used to model private equity cash flows. Instead, we use advanced computational methods allowing to capture more features and improve the precision of the forecasts.