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Private Market Risk Assessment


Investments in privately-traded assets like private equity, real estate, and infrastructure, and private debt have grown tremendously in recent decades. Despite this growth, little is known about the risks and returns of these investments, the costs and benefits of holding them in a diversified portfolio, and whether they introduce moral hazard or agency issues.


TOPICS:

Measurement of Private Equity Risks & Returns
Asset Allocation with Private Market Assets
Agency Problems


Valuation of Private Market Investments in Pension Fund Portfolios

Valuation of Private Market Investments in Pension Fund Portfolios The private asset market has grown from a niche investment in the 1980s to a stand- alone asset class today. Pension funds are increasingly looking outside traditional stock and bond markets to find opportunities to maximize returns and deliver sustainable value. Large pension funds in Canada… View Article