Venture capital

Commentary: The path to replicating private equity and venture capital returns

Industry Voices

Industry Voices

Private equity and venture capital returns aren't predictable, but it possible to create portfolios that mimic the risk exposures of the asset classes.

Searches and Hires

Searches and Hires

Texas Municipal invested $865 million in two non-core fixed-income strategies and committed $210 million to five private equity funds.

SEARCHES AND HIRES

SEARCHES AND HIRES

Texas County & District Retirement System committed a total of $80 million to two new venture capital funds managed by Khosla Ventures.
Venture capital execs differ on outlook for industry

ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

Venture capital executives differ on whether the industry is headed for another shakeout, or has become self-sustaining.
Lower returns on horizon for venture capital

ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

Huge funds, higher valuations and companies staying private longer could add up to disappointment for venture capital investors.

Searches and Hires

Searches and Hires

University System of New Hampshire committed $5 million to Battery Ventures on behalf of its endowment.

Searches and Hires

Searches and Hires

San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System disclosed commitments and investments totaling up to $120 million.

Alternatives

Alternatives

Ilya Fushman joined venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a general partner and managing member.
Less alignment, but so what?
Among 550 institutional investors surveyed by Preqin, 40% of those invested in hedge funds believed their managers’ interests are aligned with theirs.

Venture Capital

Venture Capital

Matt Horten and Kevin Moore joined venture capital fund-of-funds firm Spur Capital Partners as partners.

Searches and Hires

Searches and Hires

Rhode Island State Investment Commission approved commitments to two alternatives managers totaling $55 million.

Searches and Hires

Searches and Hires

New Hampshire Retirement System committed $25 million to Industry Ventures Partnership Holdings V, a venture capital fund of funds.