July 19, 2018
Benchmarking in private equity is challenging. However, in investment management, benchmarking is a critical part of assessing an investment portfolio. How else would you know whether the 10% return your public equity portfolio generated last year is cause for celebration or cause for reevaluating how your portfolio is managed? In a vacuum, that 10% return may sound attractive. But, if a global listed equity benchmark (the MSCI ACWI in this case) returned 24%, as it did in 2017. Then, that 10% return may not sound so good.
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