Hot Topics: Lexington Partners’ John Loverro (MBA ’00) on Trends in Private Equity

By Jay Hodgkins

University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnus John Loverro (MBA ’00), partner at Lexington Partners — a leading independent manager of secondary private equity and co-investment funds, visited the School this spring to deliver a guest lecture to students in the “Hot Topics” course.

After the course, he joined Darden for a video interview to discuss many of the topics students were keen to learn in the class, including trends in private equity, drivers of the private equity cycle and much more.

Watch clips from the interview below:

Trends in Private Equity Co-Investment

UVA Darden Network Opens Door to Investing Career

Why Investors Invest in Secondary Funds

Why LPs Sell Partnership Interests

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business prepares responsible global leaders through unparalleled transformational learning experiences. Darden’s graduate degree programs (MBA, MSBA and Ph.D.) and Executive Education & Lifelong Learning programs offered by the Darden School Foundation set the stage for a lifetime of career advancement and impact. Darden’s top-ranked faculty, renowned for teaching excellence, inspires and shapes modern business leadership worldwide through research, thought leadership and business publishing. Darden has Grounds in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the Washington, D.C., area and a global community that includes 18,000 alumni in 90 countries. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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