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Private Equity

Winter is coming

Investors are preparing for the future and the inevitability that 'winter is coming' by reducing exposure to risky assets, the delegates at the RFK Human Rights Compass conference heard.
Private Equity

LPs failing engagement in private equity

Engagement and stewardship in private equity has been left out in the cold. This is strange for an asset class with high returns and where the foundation is already in place for the asset manager to act on behalf of the asset owner for strong engagement. Bob Eccles encourages more action.
Private Equity

Oregon makes fees work

The $77. 3 billion Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund has continued to achieve top decile returns at the same time as de-risking and reconstituting half its giant portfolio.
Private Equity

OTPP boosts bonds, late cycle protection

OTPP increased its bond allocation from 22 to 31 per cent last year. The defensive strategy was aimed at taking advantage of rising yields in fixed income markets and protecting the portfolio from a potential economic slowdown given the late cycle and decade-long economic expansion.
Private Equity

Oregon’s real estate revamp

Oregon State Treasury has de-risked its $12 billion real estate allocation, moving away from closed end, private equity-style investment and its associated inherent cyclical risk and total return focus. Building in more liquidity and transparency, reduced volatility and lowered fees via evergreen manager partnerships in separate account and open-end fund structures.
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