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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…

February 1, 2022

Chart of the Month: February 2022

Outsized: Examining Three Index Returns Since 2009 with a Fund Size Factor This month’s chart takes a slightly different approach…

January 5, 2022

Five ways GPs can deliver quality data that everyone will trust

As private capital managers build more sophisticated technology that enables data-driven decisions, nothing is more disheartening than finding that the…

January 5, 2022

Chart of the Month: January 2022

New Year, New Trends: NAV vs. Dry Powder Over the Past Quarter Century A New Year is the time for…

December 1, 2021

Cobalt + FactSet Solutions for Private Market Firms

Taking Next-Level Portfolio Monitoring Technology to Private Market Firms Globally Now, more than ever, private market firms have a growing…

December 1, 2021

Chart of the Month: December 2021

Across Two Ponds: Taking Another Look at Regional Real Estate from 2010-2021 As the true extent of the cracks in…

November 1, 2021

Chart of the Month: November 2021

Birds of a Feather: A comparison of Growth Equity and Late-Stage Venture Capital Growth Equity and post-seed Venture Capital are…

October 5, 2021

Chart of the Month: October 2021

The Hollow Pendulum: An Examination of Regional Real Estate from 2009-2020 In the wake of the Great Financial Crisis (GFC),…

August 31, 2021

Chart of the Month: September 2021

The Amber Wave: A Look at North American Buyouts Compared to the Russell 3000 Given the volatility of the past…

August 5, 2021

Monday Morning Meetings Just Got Easier

Mondays are arduous enough without all of the stress and pressure that naturally comes with those inevitable morning meetings. Precious…

August 2, 2021

Chart of the Month: August 2021

If You Build It, Will They Come: An Examination of Infrastructure Fundraising Over the Last Two Decades With the Infrastructure…