Investment Strategy

Peter Wiggs of Archer Capital dismissive of media

Peter Wiggs, the founding partner of Archer Capital, was sitting comfortably on stage at a conference. He crossed his legs, leaned back in his chair, took the microphone and proclaimed that investing in public companies is sub optimal. “Investing in public companies will produce sub-optimal outcomes as public companies serve 28-year old analysts and journalists,” […]
Investment Strategy

Australian private equity second-best in Asia

Australian private equity funds produce the second-best returns after China amongst Asian private equity funds. The Australian funds that manage $250 million or less have an internal rate of return of 18 per cent per annum over a decade, according to the Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Ltd. Access to money for buyouts […]