The survey, fielded from September 8, 2021 to October 2, 2021, not only identifies pivotal issues shaping how LPs perceive the business, but also how private equity firms can build and maintain trust with their investors.
Beyond Investment Returns: The Changing Dynamics of Private Equity's Reputation
Renee Calabro and David Carey
Until recently, private equity firms' reputational standing with limited partners — the pensions, endowments, and other investors whose capital fuels PE — turned almost entirely on the returns they delivered. These times are coming to an end.