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August 18, 2020

Webinars: The Top 10 Analyses Firms Should Run on Portfolio Data

During the webinar, Pearson walked through the type of analytics firms can run when they have the right portfolio monitoring…
September 30, 2020

Webinars: What LPs Really Expect from GP Reporting

In this conversation, Sean Barber and Neal Prunier shared their insights on what’s top of mind for LPs when they…
November 23, 2020

White Paper: Redrawing the J-Curve

Do you know what your j-curve is telling you? The j-curve has been used for decades by the private equity…
November 23, 2020

Case Studies: Propel Venture Partners

“Getting a proper reporting system is a no brainer…Cobalt is the best-priced tool with the best value in the market.…

November 10, 2020

Case Studies: FINTOP Capital

“We’ve had LPs tell us that the quality of our reporting is on par with billion-dollar funds that have been…

October 16, 2020

White Paper: 7 Metrics That Will Boost Your Fund Performance

We’re breaking portfolio monitoring down to seven metrics that will boost your fund performance and help you build a data-powered…
September 29, 2020

Case Studies: Hastings Equity Partners

“Using Cobalt, if we see an issue, we can start a conversation with the board and management earlier.” – Kathryn…

September 2, 2020

White Paper: Assessing Portfolio Monitoring Platforms

A guide for private equity and venture capital firms What does a good portfolio monitoring platform look like? And who…
July 7, 2020

White Paper: 2020 and Beyond: Lessons for private fund managers from the 2001 and 2008-09 recessions

However long the economy is in turmoil from the pandemic, history suggests that the flow of money from institutional investors…
March 20, 2020

Flash Report: The Tough Questions LPs are Bound to Ask in a Pandemic

Amid the general concern prompted by the Coronavirus, limited partners have already started calling their general partners to ask about…
February 24, 2020

White Paper: Lines of Credit and their Impact on Performance Evaluation

There’s been an explosion in the use of lines of credit by private equity managers. But what effect do lines…
February 24, 2020

White Paper: Measuring Performance in Private Equity: The PME Cheat Sheet

PME has increasingly become a popular analysis and benchmarking methodology in Private Equity. However, PME is not a simple benchmarking…