Markets

Private-market investment is a hot topic at Davos. A wealth expert broke down the opportunity for us, which he says is a cheap alternative to stocks and bonds.

Rich Nuzum, president of Mercer’s wealth business, thinks it’s time for investors to boost their exposure to private markets. He bolsters his thesis by juxtaposing today’s public and private market valuations against historical norms. Nuzum says “there’s no real limit to private market investing.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Private-market investment is a hot topic at Davos. A wealth expert broke down the opportunity for us, which he says is a cheap alternative to stocks and bonds.
Markets

New Goldman Sachs research suggests companies are better off skipping IPOs and staying private — a rare development that’s preceded both the financial crisis and tech bubble

In a sweeping new report on the state of venture capital, Goldman Sachs analysts revealed new findings about the performance of private and public markets. The firm found that – over the last two years – the biggest newly public companies would have created more value for themselves by staying […]
New Goldman Sachs research suggests companies are better off skipping IPOs and staying private — a rare development that’s preceded both the financial crisis and tech bubble