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Three important considerations for private equity investors - Opalesque Radio

Friday, November 26, 2010

From Kirsten Bischoff, Opalesque New York:

Private equity investing, along with hedge fund investing is becoming a larger focus for many of the in-house portfolio teams at institutional investors. Private Equity (PE) is also starting to see a rise in asset inflows as the markets recover. In the first Opalesque Radio interview, Cyril Demaria, manager of small business angels fund (Pilot Fish I), talked to Opalesque Radio's Sona Blessing about three important factors to consider when allocating to PE; especially in light of the new generation of PE managers moving to establish themselves from prior generations.

Targets Demaria recommends assessing the desired risk return profile that best fits your goals and your portfolio. "Usually we want high returns, but that comes at a cost." He recommends targeting safer parts of the asset class and taking time to assess the strategy, the managers, and the risk-return profiles of various vehicles.

Invest in knowledge Utilizing the research and analysis available for the PE space is the second piece of advice Demaria gives investors. There are myriad reasons for why the industry is changing and evolving: from the current asset requirements for private mandates (as low as $20m - $25m and sometimes $15m today) to myths such ......................

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