October 25, 2019
Private markets often use IRR as a performance metric to measure returns over a fund's life Quartiles break down the IRRs, ranked least to greatest, for each vintage year by 25% increments of each grouping Historically top quartile funds generate significantly higher returns than bottom quartile funds Returns during the[...]
September 16, 2019
By: Roderick Berry, Managing Director at Hamilton Lane In the investment world, the term “Unicorn” is widely understood to represent a privately-held company that has reached a billion-dollar valuation. In 2013, when venture capitalist Aileen Lee first coined the term, 39 such companies were in existence. However, as of June[...]
September 10, 2019
By: Mingchen Xia, Managing Director at Hamilton Lane and Shannon Chow, Principal at Hamilton Lane In 1991, the private markets landscape looked remarkably different than it does today. “Private equity” really just meant “buyout” and there were only a smattering of funds to choose from. Today, this asset class paints[...]
August 15, 2019
Cobalt Market Insights is just a sample of the intelligence that can be gained from the Market Analysis part of the Cobalt LP platform. Investors are using our comprehensive, accurate, and timely market data to drive portfolio construction and investment selection decisions.
July 24, 2019
Discover the most recent liquidity trends as seen in the private markets during the first half of 2019 in Hamilton Lane’s mid-year Market Overview.
July 19, 2019
The 20 largest funds raised each year have represented a larger portion of total private markets fundraising, but we are still off peak levels.
July 17, 2019
Learn more about risk adjusted returns within the private markets based on 10-year returns and volatility by strategy and all private markets.