WEBINAR: How Sustainable is the Performance of North American Private Equity and Venture Capital?

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Event Details


October 14, 2021 10 AM - 11 AM CDT


Join our partners S&P Global and Preqin as they highlight the historical outperformance of North American private equity against public market equivalents. In addition, Preqin will lay out expectations for the continued growth of the asset class until 2025 and the implications for fundraising and deal flow. The panel will then discuss some of the key risks to that view.

The panel of speakers will focus on valuation risks and whether rising long-term inflation expectations could get in the way of the virtuous circle of fundraising, low financing costs, and increasing valuation multiples. The discussion will also address the growing role of technology-focused venture capital deals and the role they have as a return driver as well as a source of risk.

  • North American PEVC performance versus PME, 2008–2018
  • PEVC’s growing share of total equity markets in North America (public and private)
  • Preqin’s expectations for the size of the market in 2025
  • Growing share of technology deals in venture capital deal flow
  • Venture capital’s growing share of overall PEVC market
  • U.S. 10-year treasury yields, 10-year breakeven yields

At the end of this webinar, attendees will:

  • Have a clearer picture of how private equity has performed compared to public equities
  • Better understand the drivers behind that outperformance
  • Be informed of the most prominent risks to the sustainability of this performance going forward


Cameron Joyce

Vice President

Madeleine Farman

Senior Reporter, Private Equity
S&P Global Market Intelligence

David Lowery

SVP, Head of Research Insights

Ilja Hauerhof

Senior Product Manager, Private Equity
S&P Global Market Intelligence

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