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The Evolution of Private Equity Fund Value*

Co-authored by Jian Zhang, this paper provides the first large-sample analysis of buyout and venture capital fund values over their lifetimes.

Performance of Private Credit Funds: A First Look

Although private credit funds have grown into a standalone asset class over the last decade, little is known about their aggregate performance.

Private Equity: Manager Selection, Portfolio Construction, and Outperformance

As Private Equity has evolved, investors have attempted to understand the relationship between private equity, public equity, and leverage.

The Persistence of PE Performance

Adam Street discusses why investing in private equity requires considering several factors not relevant to investments in public equity.

Infographic: Leveraging Opportunity in Change

Investing in private markets requires strategic foresight to identify how market dislocations can create opportunities in times of change.

Leveraging Opportunity in Change: Navigating the Trends Shaping Private Markets in 2021 and Beyond

This report explores the trends shaping private-market investors’ decisions, and the strategies managers are using to generate returns despite risks.

Private Markets Insights: Optimism in an Age of Change

In our second annual survey of global private markets investors, we discuss the mega themes powering a consequential age for private markets.

Navigating Private Markets in 2023: Rethinking Risk, Resilience, and Returns

Adams Street’s third annual global survey of institutional investors found that investors believe private markets will continue to outperfor ...

Navigating Private Markets in 2024: Opportunity Knocks as Change Accelerates

Our fourth annual Global Investor Survey points to increasing optimism among private markets investors about the outlook for fundraising, liquidit ...