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February 19, 2021

Integrating Best-in-Class Private Capital Platforms

As the leading portfolio monitoring platform for private capital firms, we talk to private capital CFOs, Portfolio Operations leaders, and…

February 4, 2021

Cobalt Chart of the Month: February 2021

Cobalt Market Data / Chart of the Month After looking at the performance of follow-on investments back in October, we…

January 8, 2021

Cobalt Chart of the Month: January 2021

Cobalt Market Data / Chart of the Month 2020 is in the books and closes one of the crazier years…

December 16, 2020

Cobalt Chart of the Month: December 2020

Cobalt Market Data / Chart of the Month With 2020 coming to a close, we looked at one of the…

December 15, 2020

Preparing for 2021

Cobalt launches new website 2020 has been a big year for Cobalt: from major product enhancements to new critical partnerships,…

November 10, 2020

Cobalt Chart of the Month: November 2020

Cobalt Market Data / Chart of the Month The Cobalt Research team recently pushed its Q1 2020 private equity benchmark…

October 22, 2020

3 Questions with BV Investment Partners’ Jonathan Holmes

Jonathan Holmes is the Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer for BV Investment Partners, a private equity…

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October 1, 2020

Cobalt Chart of the Month: October 2020

Cobalt Market Data / Chart of the Month While buyout has been one of the most popular sectors in private…

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September 25, 2020

Responding to investor and regulator scrutiny

Private equity and venture fund managers face an increasing barrage of detailed and probing questions daily. Examples: “What is the…

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August 7, 2020

Cobalt Chart of the Month: August 2020

Cobalt Market Data Chart of the Month Pooled Distributions/Contributions of Distressed Credit Funds from 2005 to 2019 This chart emphasizes…

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July 1, 2020

Cobalt Chart of the Month: July 2020

Cobalt Market Data Chart of the Month NAVs and Dry Powder in the 2010’s This chart indicates that from 2012…

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June 25, 2020

How To Get a PE Tech Implementation Right

While deploying new technology will always require a level of effort and work, there are some key steps you can…