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Private Equity Portfolio Construction and Performance Measurement

UBS Alternative Investments, 3 January 2011

7 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2011 Last revised: 28 May 2013

Sameer Jain

Active Allocator Inc.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Harvard University

Date Written: March 3, 2011

Abstract

While the first three parts of this series provided an overview of the nature, benefits, risks and strategies of private equity investing, this fourth and last installment turns to implementation topics. In particular, we cover various aspects of private equity portfolio construction, as well as performance measurement issues, highlighting how these processes differ from investments in traditional assets.

Keywords: Portfolio, Private Equity

JEL Classification: G24

Suggested Citation

Jain, Sameer, Private Equity Portfolio Construction and Performance Measurement (March 3, 2011). UBS Alternative Investments, 3 January 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1776472 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1776472

Sameer Jain (Contact Author)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ( email )

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Harvard University ( email )

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