Venturing Off the Beaten Path: Private Funds Outlook

Private investors are looking for ways to optimize their portfolios amid slow growth. Steven Costabile, CFA, Global Head of Private Funds Group, discusses opportunities on the horizon in private markets.

Next year, we expect a continuation of many of the same themes we’ve seen in private markets this year. The global macroeconomic environment remains weak, and central banks continue to pursue accommodative monetary policy. Top line growth is still hard to come by – both for companies and for the US economy.

Investors are looking for private market yield more than ever. So alternative investments continue to be popular among institutional investors as their comfort level in traditional assets of listed equity and fixed income is tested. Fixed income looks fully valued to many as interest rates can only go up from here and investors wait for the negative consequence of central bank intervention and negative rates to materialize.

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