2. Institutional Investment in Private Equity: Motivations, Strategies, and Performance

  1. Douglas Cumming
  1. Grant Fleming1,2

Published Online: 13 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267011.ch2

Private Equity: Fund Types, Risks and Returns, and Regulation

Private Equity: Fund Types, Risks and Returns, and Regulation

How to Cite

Cumming, D. (2010) Institutional Investment in Private Equity: Motivations, Strategies, and Performance, in Private Equity: Fund Types, Risks and Returns, and Regulation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267011.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Managing Director, Wilshire Private Markets

  2. 2

    Visiting Fellow, Australian National University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499153

Online ISBN: 9781118267011

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Keywords:

  • private equity;
  • asset class;
  • investment structure;
  • risk capital;
  • institutional investment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Institutional Investment: Motivations and Behavior

  • Structure and Strategies

  • Performance

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • About the Author