With investors in search of alpha, 2021 saw significant investments in private equity and private markets in general. Can these asset classes continue to perform well in 2022?
When entire asset classes are effectively “lost” due to lack of yield, investors look for alternatives. One of these is private markets, which have become increasingly popular. Thomas Wille, Head of Strategy and Research, LGT Private Banking Europe, and Stefan Hofer, Chief Investment Strategist, LGT Private Banking Asia, explain the reasons for the soaring popularity of private market investments. In an interview with business journalist Carolin Roth, they also talk about what could make private markets attractive in 2022.