About the Survey
Montana Capital Partners (mcp) has published its ninth Annual Investor Survey, Finding Outperformance in Private Equity – How Leading Investors Actively Manage Their Portfolios. The results show that, for investors, private equity continues to be a highly sought-after asset class, whilst also highlighting some concerns that General Partners might be buying into companies at too high EBITDA multiples.
The report captures the views of some of the world’s leading investors in private equity and provides valuable insights into their investment strategy and preferences in the current market environment, characterized by strong deal activity, high valuations, and concerns over rising inflation.
Key Survey Findings
Private Equity On the Rise
Private equity continues to be a highly sought-after asset class, with 60% of surveyed investors increasing their allocation to private equity in the last 12 months
SECONDARIES AMONG TOP PREFERENCES
Secondaries remain one of the top 3 long-term strategic preferences of investors, ahead of other well-established strategies such as large buyouts and venture capital
Elevated Valuation Concerns
Too high EBITDA multiples when buying into companies is the top concern for 3 out of 4 investors
*All information based on the MCP Annual Investor Survey released in December 2021.