PE pros expressed grim outlook on comp amid covid

Private equity professionals polled in May were not sanguine about the prospects for bonuses and carry.

Data snapshot: A poll taken by Private Equity Recruitment in May showed that PE pros had some pretty grim outlooks for bonuses and carry amid the covid-19 crisis. Carmela Mendoza explains some of the potential nuances that may have led to such grim outlooks (link goes to the story, with charts courtesy of PER’s survey). The piece is included in our September cover story, “Working capital: The changing mix.”

Email prepared by Graham Bippart