Private Markets in Downturns:
Defining the optimal set of actions in coping with COVID-19 induced shocks requires all private equity stakeholders to address some …
Historically private infrastructure funds have shown fairly resilient performance and a very low loss ratio. On a pooled average basis, European infrastructure funds provide some of the highest returns, with a TVPI of 1.43, compared with 1.32x for North American funds and 1.38x for all funds globally. None of the analyzed vintage years shows a performance of bottom quartile funds below 1.05x. Even in the world of private real assets, this is an impressive achievement.