The Age of Private Equity and Credit
Private capital markets have become a favored alternative source of company financing. In fact, the US now counts more firms owned by private equity investors than are listed on all US stock exchanges, and private credit has seen similar growth. This panel provides a deep dive into the intricacies of private investment and the future of private credit, private equity, and other alternatives. What does the future hold as the continued growth of the investable asset universe and private funds' outperformance keep attracting institutional investors? How can alternatives provide investors with an investment edge in the late cycle of the economy—and what identifies the managers that can champion these strategies?