#AlignedValue: Top 50 #PrivateEquity Funds ranked by AUM

 Highlights Total AUM > $1.5 trillion Top 10 AUM > $900 billion  (~60%) Top 3 AUM > $400 billion    (~28%) Data as of December 31, 2015 Rank Private Equity Firm Assets ($ millions) 1 Apollo Global Mgmt.* 149,494 2 Blackstone Group 146,000 3 Carlyle Group 123,800 4 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts 98,600 5 Ares Mgmt.* 75,200 6 Oaktree Capital 70,374 7 Fortress 67,500 8 Bain Capital 65,000 9 TPG 62,169 10 Ardian (formerly AXA Private Equity) 45,000 11 Providence Equity Partners 40,000 12 Warburg Pincus 36,500 13 Advent International 32,900 14 Partners Group 32,500 15 Hamilton Lane 32,300 16 Pantheon … Continue reading #AlignedValue: Top 50 #PrivateEquity Funds ranked by AUM

Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Institute

Visit: Thinking Ahead Institute We believe that economies and markets are complex and adaptive, which means that nothing stands still. Business models and strategies must adapt as new technologies come on stream, and new players enter the competitive market. The investment industry is part of this change. Institutional asset owners, asset managers and consultants, have changed what they do and how they do it. Governments and regulators also impose change on the industry – for example setting price caps on products, or altering the rules around conversion of assets into retirement income. In all this flux it is possible for … Continue reading Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Institute

#ReadingList Corporate Governance Matters

  Corporate Governance Matters gives corporate board members, officers, directors, and other stakeholders the full spectrum of knowledge they need to implement and sustain superior governance. Authored by two leading experts, this comprehensive reference thoroughly addresses every component of governance. The authors carefully synthesize current academic and professional research, summarizing what is known, what is unknown, and where the evidence remains inconclusive. Along the way, they illuminate many key topics overlooked in previous books on the subject. Coverage includes: International corporate governance. Compensation, equity ownership, incentives, and the labor market for CEOs. Optimal board structure, tradeoffs, and consequences. Governance, organizational … Continue reading #ReadingList Corporate Governance Matters