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2022 Alternative Investment Outlook

Multiple authors
2022-12-31
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Istrat insights

Allocating to alternative investments: Five ideas for the year ahead

From the explosive growth in private markets to the integration of ESG best practices, the alternatives landscape is rapidly evolving. To help investors adapt, we propose five areas of focus, including thoughts on manager selection, late-stage venture capital, and thematic investing, among other topics.

Private equity insights

Why the private equity universe is expanding at “big bang” levels

In 2020, we saw the private equity market bounce back from the early days of the COVID crisis and gradually gain momentum throughout the year, with late-stage companies fueled by a sentiment of cautious optimism. The momentum only continued to build in 2021, with deal volume and IPO activity surging to new highs. Here I’ll offer a few thoughts on why the market has continued to accelerate as we approach the start of a new year.

ESG insights

Five key ESG topics in private markets for 2022

The growing recognition of the impact of ESG risks and opportunities on private market performance and capital availability is driving rapidly evolving expectations and greater adoption of best practices. These factors are increasingly important for private companies across all stages of their life cycles. Here, we profile five ESG topics that will be top of mind in private markets for the coming year.

Authored by
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Cara Lafond, CFA
Multi-Asset Strategist
Boston
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Adam Berger, CFA
Multi-Asset Strategist
Boston
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Matthew Witheiler
Private Equity Sector Lead – Consumer and Technology
New York
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Hillary Flynn
Director, ESG, Private Investments
Boston
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Celi Khanyile-Lynch
Sustainability Analyst
Boston
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Otua Sobukwe
Research Associate
Boston