Analysis & Research

How will coronavirus impact private markets compared to the GFC?

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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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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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