#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

#AlignedValue Commentary: Impetus for New #InsiderTrading Governance & Regulations #DBConf


Decision On Wednesday, December 10th 2014, in the case United States v. Newman and Chaisson, the United States Court of Appeals 2nd circuit made a controversial decision to reverse the convictions and indictments against Newman and Chaisson.  The court document states: “….we hold that the evidence was insufficient to sustain a guilty verdict against Newman and Chiasson for two reasons.    First, the Government’s evidence of any personal benefit received by the alleged insiders was insufficient to establish the tipper liability from which defendants’ purported tippee liability would derive.    Second, even assuming that the scant evidence offered on the issue of personal benefit was sufficient, which we conclude … Continue reading #AlignedValue Commentary: Impetus for New #InsiderTrading Governance & Regulations #DBConf

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