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Who should co-invest in private equity?

Some pension funds have hit on a lucrative strategy to extract more value from their private equity portfolios. The £34-billion ($51.6-billion) Universities Superannuation Scheme, the United Kingdom’s second biggest pension fund for university and higher education staff, is expanding a private equity co-investment strategy begun in 2008. It’s a model whereby schemes portion some investment […]
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Hedge funds charge more than private equity

Fee comparison between hedge funds and private equity is riddled with complexity, but a research paper by specialist alternative consulting firm, Cliffwater – that weighs outcomes by their likelihood of occurrence – finds a fee cost for the typical hedge fund equals 32 per cent of gross profits, while for private equity it is 25 […]