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Access to private equity broadened at Vanguard

Access to private equity broadened at Vanguard

Vanguard has plans to broaden access to private equity. Vanguard entered the private equity market in 2020 with an initial focus on institutional advised clients, including pensions, endowments, and foundations. In continued partnership with HarbourVest, Vanguard will provide qualified individual investors with access to private equity this summer. 

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DIY investing booms with 20 per cent annual growth in customer numbers

DIY investing booms with 20 per cent annual growth in customer numbers

Analysis from Boring Money indicates a record GBP329 billion is now invested across the UK through D2C investing services, including DIY investing platforms, robo advisers and bank share dealing platforms, as the UK’s largest DIY investing platform, Hargreaves Lansdown, has added 126,000 clients to reach 1.62 million users (for the four-month period ending April 2021).   

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HNW investors' demand for private equity growing

HNW investors' demand for private equity growing

By William Rudebeck (pictured), Co-Founder and CEO of BITE Investments — Despite our unprecedented times and market volatility, the private equity market is experiencing steady growth. According to GlobalData’s proprietary forecast, global private equity assets under management (AUM) reached USD4.5 trillion in 2019. As of December 2020, they were estimated to be USD4.7 trillion.