Annual Outlooks

2017 Private Equity Outlook

Private equity investments are typically longer-term, illiquid, high tracking error commitments with an expected return higher than that of public markets. Notwithstanding the trajectory towards lower outperformance over public equities, we continue to see significant dispersion in manager returns in both venture capital and buyout. We believe that careful manager selection is key. Regardless of… More

September 2017

2017 Real Assets Outlook

Real asset exposures can provide three key portfolio benefits: inflation protection, an attractive risk-adjusted return and portfolio level diversification. In the 2017 Real Assets Outlook, Verus highlights the following insights: Risk of unexpected inflation shock suggests it is prudent to maintain real asset exposure Seek a portfolio of assets with risk exposures beyond inflation Within… More

July 2017