Blog

Learn more about how Cobalt operates

Latest blog
November 2, 2022

Chart of the Month: November 2022

On the World’s Stage: The Middle East & Growth in the 21st century The World Cup is set to kick…

October 4, 2022

Chart of the Month: October 2022

In for a Penny: Comparing FTSE Performance Against Various Private Market Geographies Last month, pundits boldly claimed that the United…

September 4, 2022

Chart of the Month: September 2022

Dialed In: Examining Capital Calls Across Varying Market Conditions As the United States just experienced its second straight quarter of…

August 3, 2022

Chart of the Month: August 2022

From Small Things: North American Venture Capital Compared to the Russell 3000  Last September, we did a study examining buyouts…

July 7, 2022

Chart of the Month: July 2022

MENA Reversion: The Roots of Current and Future Trends in Emerging Markets The recent break in the years-long trend of…

June 1, 2022

Chart of the Month: June 2022

Making Sense of Contrary Indicators in the Developed Credit Market As predictions of contractions in private markets begin to rise,…

May 2, 2022

A New Direction in Collaboration for Portfolio Monitoring Software

Private market investing is a collaborative enterprise. There’s a lot of information sharing among staff within a general partner and…

May 2, 2022

Chart of the Month: May 2022

The Rolling Stone Gathers Momentum: Resilience and Investor Interest in Eastern European Markets Eastern Europe has come to the forefront…

April 26, 2022

The Realities of Portfolio Company Data Quality Every Private Equity Manager Should Know

Data, they say, is the new oil. And just like petroleum, raw data needs to be cleaned and refined before…

April 15, 2022

How Cobalt’s User-Centric Approach Drives Product Development

Cobalt is an industry-leading FinTech company for more than just its technology. At Cobalt, we believe that when we listen…

March 31, 2022

Chart of the Month: April 2022

The Suspension Bridge Loan: Examining European Credit Contributions Given the recent turmoil in Europe, we wanted to examine how the…

March 1, 2022

Chart of the Month: March 2022

Road Repair: A Comparative Study of Regional Infrastructure Investment This month’s chart takes a closer look at the infrastructure landscape…