Private market investments refer to illiquid assets not listed on stock exchanges or through public markets and include: private debt and senior private debt, infrastructure and natural resources, as well as private equity and opportunistic real estate.
Private market allocations can be rewarding but complex. Pension funds can benefit from both improved diversification and return potential, but success requires dedicated time and resources. Investors need the right expertise, either internally or from a third party, to build the right strategy.
There are 3 routes to private market investment: advisory, directed and implemented. The choice of approach should broadly be driven by investment experience, available resources and the size of the target allocation.
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