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February 19, 2018

Small Bumps, No Potholes

Small Bumps, No Potholes You have to think there are some very happy LPs out there. Despite calls for the end of the most recent bull cycle for the private capital markets, performance continues to chug along, despite some bumps in the exit road.  Returns across private equity, venture and real estate remained strong through the third-quarter of 2017 according
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Note: Our own Eric Faw, Director of Professional Services, has overseen many successful implementations of AltaReturn’s platform across a wide range of clients – both big and small.  If there is someone who knows what it takes to get the job done, Eric is that person. So, you’re thinking about a new Accounting/CRM/Investor Portal for your firm.  You’ve possibly even
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Family Offices Step Up Direct Investing – But Not Without Challenges  Private equity and family offices seem like a perfect union. With many families having their roots in the entrepreneurial success of their founder, it only seems natural that they would gravitate to an asset class where private company value creation is its cornerstone.  The statistics bear this out, with
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Performance and fundraising are up. So, investors seem to have everything they need, right? 17.0%  9.3%  13.6%.  These are the pooled returns over the 1, 3 and 5 years ending 6/30 for the Cambridge Associates U.S. Private Equity Index.  In fact, for every vintage year from 2007 to 2015, the pooled return has posted double digit performance.  We can pretty
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