European fund selectors shift towards private markets

Survey of 130 fund selectors

Elliot Gulliver-Needham
clock • 1 min read

A new survey has found that 27% of fund selectors say that their firm is shifting investment strategy from public markets to private markets.

CoreData's survey, which interviewed 130 European fund selectors throughout June, found that the push towards private markets may be due to performance, with 31% of respondents thinking that private markets offer stronger return prospects than public markets going forward. Furthermore, the survey suggested that investors might be gravitating towards private markets due to ESG benefits, with 38% believing that private markets will be instrumental to net zero. Real assets such as renewable energy infrastructure are likely to become more sought after in the path to net zero, with over ha...

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