Juniper Square has published new reports on the state of private equity and venture capital, as experienced during second quarter 2023. The private equity report can be read here: https://tinyurl.com/5bhn7u9e, and the VC report here.
Six leaders at Blackstone, including CEO Stephen Schwarzman, explain how they are harnessing AI to invest with conviction and build stronger businesses. See what they have to say here.
CenterSquare has distributed its Insights Brief for the fourth quarter. The subject: data centers, which it labels “commercial real estate’s digital frontier.” Access it here.
JLL has released its Construction Trends & Midyear Update. The report offers an updated set of projections for the end of the year. Download a copy here.
KKR has published a report titled Regime Change: The Role of Private Real Assets in the “Traditional” Portfolio. Download the document here.
Nuveen’s latest alternatives report is titled The case for private markets: three things to know. It’s downloadable here.
In the Quent Capital report A New Emerging Market: Low Earth Orbit, Dr. Ariel Ekblaw, the scientist who runs a nonprofit called the Aurelia Institute, envisions “a future that is worthy of science fiction, where we have hundreds of thousands, maybe millions of people living and working in space.” Read his thoughts here.
A new McKinsey study says the hybrid work trend could wipe out $800 billion from office property values by 2030. Read the paper here.
Bluerock has issued its Mid-Year 2023 Economic and Markets Outlook, in which it concludes, among other things, that inflation will subside, real estate repricing is nearly complete, but recession still looms. The elaboration can be found here.
The latest offering from CAPTRUST is a webinar that concerns starting and growing your endowment. During it, listeners can hear how some of their peers navigate sensitive conversations around legacy planning and donor engagement. Listen here.
AllianceBernstein is out with a new report — Private Credit Outlook: Room to Run — that says slower growth and rising interest rates have tapped the brakes on private deal activity this year. But as banks continue to retreat from lending, the firm sees plenty of opportunity for investors to pick their spots across the broad private credit universe. Read it here.
Ares has published an extensive new report about philanthropy and why workplace volunteer programs matter. Titled Philanthropy, Purpose and Professional Development, the report can be read here.
Cerity Partners says the energy business has oil storage problems. Learn more here.
Fidelity Digital Assets has a new report titled Bitcoin and Ethereum Fees Explained. It explains why transaction fees play a crucial role in maintaining blockchain networks’ security and functionality. Find out more here.
Fiduciary Trust International wants people to know to make the most of their charitable giving. It produced a written piece on the subject that can be read here.
Fiera Capital has come out with its 2022 Sustainable Investing Report that reflects on its ESG practices and successes to date. The report is available here.
The Franklin Templeton Institute discusses the accelerating investment opportunities around the energy transition in its most recent report, which can be access here.
What are blockchain’s applications in real estate? A paper from InnovateNOI tackles the subject here.
Lazard Asset Management wades into the food space with its latest article, titled Setting the Table for 10 Billion: The Need for Sustainable Agriculture. It can be read here.
Plante Moran has a new article that asserts, Digital transformation isn’t an option — it's an imperative. Its thinking on the subject can be found here.