The real effects of banning placement agents in private equity

Preqin has canvassed public pension funds and other investors in the US to examine the specific effects of the SEC’s proposed rules relating to the introduction of the Advisers Act Rule 206(4)-5, on the private equity industry. The report includes key statistics on the use of  placement agents, the importance of private equity and other alternative investment funds using third-party marketing to the portfolios of public pension plans, and the size of the placement industry.


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