How impact investing can reach the mainstream
Clear measurement standards, high-grade operations, specialized products, and more training for entrepreneurs can make impact investing a more influential practice.
Taking conservation finance to scale
Environmental projects are woefully underfunded. Improving their risk-return profiles and structuring larger investment products could unlock private capital to narrow the gap.
Fine-tuning family businesses for a new era
Family businesses were the particular beneficiaries of three decades of favorable global economics. Now operating a la familia should prompt soul-searching about how they manage their unique...
What private-equity strategy planners can teach public companies
Successful PE firms model practices that would benefit any multibusiness enterprise—as well as some that break the public-company mold.
New talent tensions in an era of lower investment returns
Employers can differentiate themselves by adjusting to the changing financial realities.
Sustaining sustainability: What institutional investors should do next on ESG
Mainstream institutions have made progress integrating environmental, social, and governance factors into their investing, but they still have far to go. Six ideas can take them to the next level.
Tassi, utili, Pil e inflazione: i conti (magri) dei prossimi venti anni
Uno studio di McKinsey Global Institute mette a confronto le performance degli ultimi tre decenni e le aspettative per il futuro.
Why investors may need to lower their sights
The forces that have driven exceptional investment returns over the past 30 years are weakening, and even reversing. It may be time for investors to lower their expectations.
How private-equity owners lean into turnarounds
PE-backed companies outperform their public counterparts during periods of distress because the owners play a more active role in management.
What CEOs can learn from activist investors
Leaders don’t have to think of activist investors as the enemy. In this exclusive look at McKinsey’s internal video series, global managing director Dominic Barton and principal Tim Koller discuss...
A better way to understand internal rate of return
Investments can have the same internal rate of return for different reasons. A breakdown of this metric in private equity shows why it matters.
Back to basics: Creating value through superior products
Revitalizing product development is an unexplored lever for most private-equity firms.
Il nuovo focus per le SGR è l'economia reale
II modello OtD vede una fortissima collaborazione/integrazione tra le banche e gli asset manager.
The $64 trillion question: Convergence in asset management
Traditional asset managers and alternatives specialists are eagerly contending for an outsize share of a rapidly growing industry.
Money isn’t everything (but we need $57 trillion for infrastructure)
A massive funding gap will open in coming years. New research shows how to close part of it.