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Apr
2021
By Erick Podwill
Canterbury frequently receives client questions about the risk/return profile of private capital sub-strategies. While there are many ways to approach the question, this blog post uses the range of returns between top and bottom quartile funds as well as standard deviation to provide context.

Mar
2021
By Erick Podwill
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have skyrocketed in popularity over the past 18 months. This post explores what SPACs are, the history of SPACs, and some of their positive and negative attributes.

Mar
2020
By Erick Podwill
The equity markets have entered a downturn due to the COVID-19 situation, with the S&P 500 down 31.9% from its peak as of market close on March 20, 2020. How should investors think about allocating to private equity at this time? Furthermore, how have the private markets fared during past downturns? This blog seeks to …

Mar
2020
By Erick Podwill
In private equity fund of funds, investors commit to a fund, which in turn makes commitments to a predetermined number of underlying funds. Investors achieve diversification through exposure to a high number of funds, and in turn a high number of companies, with just one commitment. This article seeks to analyze the pe…