Healthcare and technology start-ups remain hot property, but pandemic-fuelled uncertainty has led to lower valuations in some areas, such as travel-related platforms.
Businesses that can call upon capital and expertise from private equity owners are seen as better able to weather the huge economic impact of the coronavirus lockdown.
Countries are still reporting new Covid-19 cases, and the path to full recovery is uncertain. Four fund houses explain how they have kept running and what's next, post-pandemic.
The difficult market conditions that the Covid-19 pandemic has created could accelerate an existing trend among asset owners: using passive funds to invest in mainstream assets.
The development of COVID-19 raises three key issues: the efficacy of the global response, the path of the recovery, and the conservative behaviour of consumers after a pandemic. PineBridge Investments assesses how these factors could affect fixed income, equities, and alternatives markets.
Companies with better ESG ratings have tended to see their assets perform better than lower-rated peers, according to Fidelity International and S&P Global Market Intelligence.