The mercurial nature and uncertainty of the markets in 2020 left many industry observers wondering how public pension plan allocators would approach commitments to private markets funds in 2021. Crossing the midpoint of the year affords us the opportunity to pause and look back at how it has progressed in terms of private equity fundraising while also looking to the future to see what the rest of the year may hold for fundraising GPs. In this Pulse Check webcast we:
• Debrief public pension plan commitment activity through the first half of 2021.
• Offer insights from top industry consultants including their views on where opportunities lie for investors.
• Analyze open allocation opportunities available to fund managers.
• Explore potential headwinds GPs may face in the form of competition from other GPs in market.
(02:37) H1 21 public pension plan commitments to private equity
(07:02) Consultant views on PE
(09:28) Opportunities & Headwinds for GPs