Private Equity is the largest alternative asset class with $4.42tn in AUM worldwide. The expectation is that Private Equity could more than double over the next five years. In this presentation, Aaron Filbeck, CAIA, CFA, CIPM, FDP, Director, Global Content Development, CAIA Association, covers a range of topics related to private equity investment, including the structure and life cycle of private equity funds and analyze the cash flows and fees that are characteristic of such funds. We examine various performance measures and walk through calculations related to the measurement of returns. Aaron's presentation is followed by Joseph Borda, Senior Vice President, Research & Data Operations, Preqin, who presents on private equity updates for 2021. This presentation also covers industry AUM, dry powder, fundraising, deals, and investor appetite. This presentation is moderated by Millissa Allen, CAIA, Managing Director, Global Head of Fundamentals of Alternative Investments.
The Fundamentals of Private Equity and a Current Market Update