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Marco Masotti Discusses 2023 Private Equity Rebound With FT’s FundFire

January 4, 2023

Private Funds Group Co-Head Marco Masotti spoke with the Financial TimesFundFire about a possible private equity bounce back by the end of 2023. In “How Private Equity May Snap Back after a Humbling 2022,” published on January 4, Marco notes that the whole cycle needs the deals environment to improve, and that fourth quarter markdowns of portfolio company valuations that bake in the new pricing landscape could be the spark.

“There is a growing appreciation in the market – and historical data has shown – that this is the time to invest,” Marco says, adding that the desire to pursue deals in a down market could make for a quick turnaround.

“I think savvy and sophisticated institutional investors will come back,” he says. “We’re expecting the market will be very busy in the latter part of 2023.”

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