- 64 percent of LPs plan to increase their allocation to private equity, marking a solid gain from only 26 percent five years ago.
- More than eight out of 10 GPs say compliance costs are climbing faster than other operating expenses.
- 65 percent of LPs are increasing the level of operational due diligence performed on GPs.
- 71 percent of respondents state that the most obvious change occurring in recent years has been the rising demand for transparency, providing more visibility into risk, operations, performance and valuation than ever before.
- The expanding palette of investment options available to investors. Commingled closed-end fund structures will continue to be the vehicle of choice for the foreseeable future, but liquid options and co-investments are continuing to make inroads. The secondaries market also continues to grow, with four out of 10 investors and managers planning to participate.
- Deciding between diversified or specialized business models. Perspectives differ on the optimal approach, with benefits and drawbacks for either decision. The clear message, however, is that business models must remain open and ready to adapt to the new realities of the increasingly investor-driven market. This includes understanding current processes, as well as how a change in model affects operating platforms.
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