The core role of private markets
in modern portfolios

20-Mar-2019
  • BlackRock

Making effective use of private assets is increasingly important for institutional investors. Our work indicates that many of them have room for relatively large allocations, depending on risk tolerance and their specific objectives. With private equity in particular playing a key role in many portfolios, we also offer a new method of estimating PE returns.


Jean Boivin
Global Head of Research, BlackRock Investment Institute
Jean Boivin, PhD, Managing Director, is Global Head of Research for the Blackrock Investment Institute and is a member of the EMEA Executive Committee.
Pam Chan
Chief Investment Officer and Global Co-head, Alternative Solutions Group, BlackRock
Vivek Paul
Portfolio Research, BlackRock Investment Institute
Julia Wittlin
Senior Portfolio Manager, BlackRock Private Equity Partners