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LP Co-Investments: Advantages and Common Negotiation Points

By: Henry Riffe and Jeffrey Hart Introduction Co-investment opportunities continue to grow in popularity with institutional investors and fund sponsors, and co-investments continue to play an important role in alternative asset investments. A “co-investment” generally is a portfolio company investment made by an institutional investor, in its discretion, alongside a sponsor’s “blind pool” investment fund….

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Private Equity Co-Investment Strategies (SPVs v. Side-Cars)

Investor demand for co-investment opportunities continues to grow even though some studies suggest co-investments underperform commingled funds. Fund managers attempt to monetize their proprietary access to deal flow when raising capital, while investors look for ways to enhance returns by investing directly without (or with reduced) fees and carry. A co-investment opportunity often arises when…

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Welcome to Triangle Funds!

Robinson Bradshaw is fortunate to work with numerous private investment fund sponsors and institutional investors in the Triangle region of North Carolina.  We have noticed, however, that the local investment community often takes second billing to entrepreneurship and innovation.  Although there are numerous organizations and events dedicated to start-up companies and their founders, there are…

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