Analysis & Research

How will coronavirus impact private markets compared to the GFC?


As public capital markets roil in the turbulence caused by the coronavirus pandemic, private markets aren’t immune from challenges, said a recent report from PitchBook ...

Does block ownership by pension service firms impact corporate governance?


Will a company’s expansion of its pension plan increase the likelihood of pension service providers buying up its shares? A new paper, which is set to ...

More private equity firms are buying out VC-backed companies


Private equity firms are increasingly buying out venture capital-backed companies, according to a report from Pitchbook. Indeed, between 2000 and 2019, the number of venture to ...

Has the value premium disappeared?


Since the value premium was originally outlined by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in the early 1990s, has it declined or disappeared in the U.S. ...

Target-date funds a game changer for plan member outcomes: research


In the U.S., target-date funds in workplace retirement plans have grown from $5 billion in 2000 to $734 billion in 2018, with many benefits for ...

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