LP's Search for Silver Lining

Holman, Kelly
August 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;8/10/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p13
The article considers the exposure of institutional investors in the U.S. private equity market in 2009. According to Eva Goltermann, a spokesperson for the Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois, private equity has been consistently one of the most efficient asset classes in the portfolio. Kelly DePonte, a partner at Probitas Partners, emphasizes that despite the institutional fund management allocation increases, the overall buyout market faces an uphill climb when it comes to increasing capital.


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