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In the first episode of WellSaid Season 2, Co-Head of Private Investing Michael Carmen joins host Thomas Mucha to share his constructive outlook for today's rapidly evolving private market landscape. In addition, they discuss the role of ESG in privates, how Wellington collaborates with entrepreneurs, and much more.
2:00 – Private equity outlook for 2023
4:30 – Potential recession
5:40 – A new deal and valuation regime
8:10 – How the macro environment impacts privates
9:50 – ESG in private markets
10:55 – Working with founders
14:25 – Personal observations
Growth efficiency: The new venture capital regimeContinue reading
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Growth efficiency: The new venture capital regime
Frederik Groce, Deal Lead for Wellington Access Ventures, explores how the 'growth-at-any-cost' venture capital regime has shifted to a focus on growth efficiency, highlighting two key metrics for companies to keep top of mind.
Private investing portfolio company interview with AMP Robotics CEO
Dr. Matanya Horowitz, CEO of AMP Robotics, highlights how the company integrates AI and robotics into the recycling industry and explores the “actionable guidance” Wellington provides on ESG and other strategic issues.
Supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs
We highlight how Wellington Access Ventures, our early-stage VC platform, partners with historically underrepresented founders and offers the capital, resources, and networks that these companies have historically lacked.
Decoding impact expectations: best practices for impact investors and companies
We share three recommendations each for impact investors and companies to help them better understand and manage each other's expectations.
Why climate change matters in private markets
Private investing portfolio company interview with RayzeBio CEO Ken Song
Dr. Ken Song, President and CEO of RayzeBio, discusses the company’s innovative approach to radiopharmaceuticals and highlights how Wellington’s public and private investment expertise is distinctive in the health care space.
Private equity deep dive
We explore four key private equity questions to help investors better understand how these strategies compare and complement each other in a portfolio. In particular, we highlight the distinct opportunity sets, risk-return characteristics, and portfolio roles of venture capital and buyout strategies.
Governance best practices in public markets
For private companies approaching the public markets, we highlight the corporate governance best practices that can help pave strong relationships with public market investors.
WellSaid: Partnering with portfolio companies
Co-head of private investing Michael Carmen explores how we partner with portfolio companies to help them along the "last mile from the private market to the public market" including on key ESG issues for private companies to consider.
Understanding private equity performance
We dive deep on best practices for measuring and benchmarking private equity performance. In addition, we outline the J-curve and the impact of fund lifecycle on returns.
Biotech for the next decade: Private market innovations
We explore our latest research in private biotech innovation across immunomodulatory therapies, precision oncology, antibody drug conjugates, radiopharmaceuticals, genetic medicines, and a range of other novel treatment modalities.