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Venture Capital: Investing Insights During the Economic Dislocation

Perspectives on the impact of the COVID-19 economic dislocation on venture and growth investing at fund and company levels.

Investing in Our Communities

With ten offices in seven countries, Adams Street Partners understands the value of global citizenship and investing in our communities.

NFT Potential Extends Far Beyond Digital Art

The market for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) is expanding exponentially. The potential for this nascent sector extends far beyond digital art.

Buyout Managers Can’t Lean on Leverage Amid Higher Rates, Slower Growth

As interest rates rise and growth slows, buyout managers who rely on leverage to generate returns are likely to underperform those with deep secto ...

Venture Investing Outlook in the COVID-19 Economy and Beyond

Many venture-stage companies have unique characteristics that we believe will enable them to survive the present economic turmoil.

Investing in Secondaries: Opportunities Favor the Prepared Mind

Adams Street believes that current market conditions will create opportunities for appropriately positioned secondary buyers.

Buyout, Venture Trends in a Robust Private Market

As investor interest in private equity grows, managers are increasingly adding product line extensions to diversify their offerings.

Financial Investigator: Private Credit Enters Potentially Attractive Vintage Era

In the March issue of Financial Investigator, Bill Sacher discusses how rising yields, improving risk parameters, and better deal terms form a tri ...

Navigating Capital Structures Through COVID-19: Rescue Finance

Prior to COVID-19, the credit market was riding a prolonged 11-year bull cycle. COVID-19 may have provided a catalyst for a recession.

Q&A with Bill Sacher: Private Credit Considerations for Investors in 2021

Jeffrey Diehl recently moderated a Q&A with Bill Sacher to review how private credit fared in 2020 and discuss the outlook for 2021.

Industrial Sector Perspectives: Finding Opportunity Amid Supply Chain, Labor Uncertainty

Between forced closures, subsequent supply chain disruption, labor shortages and whipsawing demand, many industrial companies were impacted by the ...

Bank Instability – Important Considerations for Private Equity Investors

Jeff Diehl, Adams Street’s Managing Partner & Head of Investments, shares observations and important considerations for private markets inves ...

Top Considerations for Investors in Secondaries: How Buyers Are Navigating Opportunities and Challenges

Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the secondaries market anticipated meaningful disruption to underlying portfolio companies and future markdowns.

Private Credit 2021 Outlook: A Steady Ship in Choppy Waters

In a climate of increasing uncertainty, institutional investors are trusting private credit to provide high-yield, stable solutions.

DAOs: The Biggest Corporate Innovation Since Limited Liability?

As a burgeoning construct, certain industry participants believe that decentralized autonomous organizations, or DAOs, may be the biggest innovati ...