No question that most of the press activity related to the capital markets has been focused on the public capital markets - the red ticker tapes attract a lot of attention and easy headlines. But the impact on private capital should not be overlooked.
Private investment firms are following a ‘pause and prepare’ approach - pausing new investment activity and getting better prepared for the future – according to a new report from Oxane Partners. Covid-19 and the Private Markets explores the extent of disruption, top priorities of investment firms, change in investment outlook and emerging themes across private market asset classes. “The Covid-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption in private markets across the globe. Operating within the constraints of remote working, investment firms became more aware of the operational gaps in their investment workflows and the need to be agile by leveraging cloud, mobile and digital workflows... ” says Kanav Kalia.