A global approach
The MLC Private Equity team carefully selects the right managers to partner with to deliver the best investment opportunities. Our rigorous investment process underpins our ability to achieve this outcome.
MLC Private Equity manages its portfolio with a bottom-up research approach supported by a thematic, top-down overlay. With the nature of private investing, some of the most valuable due diligence information comes from having strong, deep networks within the industry, built up over 22 years of investing through market cycles.
- Through the cycle investors
- Look for top quartile managers
- Invest in relationship development
- The strength of our relationships creates access to attractive deal flow as we can navigate restricted markets and managers
- Select and align with the leading private equity managers
- Thoughtful, consistent underwriting across regions and sectors
- Direct approach, without relying on advisers
Selective deal sourcing
- Existing manager relationships and networks
- Portfolio diversified by geography, industry, manager and investment time horizon
- Investments predominantly weighted to buyout and growth strategies
- Market-wide research overlays for each investment decision
- Rigorous investment committee process
The MLC Private Equity team works with the MLC Capital Markets team to develop an understanding of macroeconomic themes, opportunities and possible global scenarios. This knowledge and insight is then used in selecting opportunities that will play out over the medium- to long-term and to create a well-diversified portfolio of opportunities across managers, different sectors, strategies and geographies.
Started in 1997
Robust screening process