Private Equity Metrics
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[...]
October 8, 2019
Deal level metrics enable LPs to evaluate how a manager is adding value to the underlying companies within a fund. Metrics can also be used to help LPs understand the risk associated with an investment, the overall health of the investment and benchmark the investment to the broader markets (in[...]
September 27, 2019
The above chart shows how leverage multiples can dramatically impact the overall gross IRR of a deal: the highest IRR's come in deals with a 6x-8x leverage multiple (Acquisition Net Debt/EBITDA) the lowest volatility returns in deals come from investments made with a 4x-6x leverage multiple which is expected
September 24, 2019
We've revamped the deal level benchmarks in Cobalt LP to provide our clients with best-in-class access to Hamilton Lane's proprietary data. A sampling of the new deal level dataset... To learn more about the other features within Cobalt LP, click here.
June 27, 2019
In the world of private real assets, real assets benchmarking represents a particularly challenging and complex task, as compared to traditional assets.
May 14, 2019
Many LPs are already leveraging Private Market Equivalents (PMEs) for portfolio analytics. However, Cobalt LP shares the value in leveraging PMEs for industry-level analysis as a whole.
April 23, 2019
The importance of a public market equivalent (PME) analysis and how it allows investors to make direct comparisons between private market funds and public benchmarks.
March 5, 2019
LPs are growing their private equity exposure, particularly among insurance companies. We explain how technology solutions can help LPs understand the private industry and plan for future commitments.