The financial services company believes that its recent tie-up with a private asset data firm will enable it to offer greater clarity and persuade asset owners to invest more in alternatives.
A July survey of 177 institutional investors by Preqin showed an overwhelming majority believe equity markets are at a peak and could see a big correction soon.
Apollo’s new $24.6 billion record buyout fund is likely to be followed by others, but the size of new private equity funds could lead to lower returns for limited partners.
Yet Asia-based private equity firms view fundraising as their main concern, according to research house Preqin. Meanwhile, mid-market buyout deals are in high favour.
A year ago we made predictions about asset performance and market reforms during the Year of the Monkey. In the final part of the series, we review how accurate our forecasts were.
The bulk of real estate fundraising and deals in Asia is now being done by asset managers based in the region rather than big global players.