Saturday, April 20, 2024

Private asset appetite strong despite liquidity concerns: BlackRock


  • Allocators have moved on from 60/40, says BlackRock Alternatives. But liquidity the top concern when sourcing new managers in privates.
  • Private equity proves most popular in its survey of capital allocators holding a quarter of all private markets investments
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Allocators remain bullish on private market strategies this year, notably private equity, according to a new survey by BlackRock, which says sophisticated investors have “moved on” from 60/40.

The US asset manager surveyed capital allocators managing roughly a quarter of all private assets, from more than 200 institutions in 22 countries.

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