Lauren is private markets editor across IPE Real Assets and IPE.com.
Prior to joining IPE in June 2022, Lauren worked as editor, real-time analysis at the Wall Street Journal and as a senior financial journalist at a variety of UK nationals including The Sunday Telegraph and the Mail on Sunday.
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Strong fundamentals and a lack of correlation with western markets make the region particularly attractive
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Investor sentiment towards private markets continues to be positive, despite the continuing challenges of higher interest rates and ongoing macroeconomic uncertainty.
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But only some are based on fact and some on misinformation
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