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Oliver Gottschalg

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Meet Oliver
Oliver’s thinking

Professor Oliver Gottschalg is the Founder and Head of Research of MJ Hudson’s Fund Performance Analytics division, formerly known as PERACS, a specialized advisory firm providing advanced private equity fund due diligence and benchmarking services.

He is part of the Strategy Department at HEC School of Management, Paris. He serves as HEC’s Academic Dean for the TRIUM Global Executive MBA Program, directs the HEC Private Equity Observatory and teaches courses on strategy, entrepreneurship, venture capital financing and management buyouts.

He holds a Wirtschaftsingenieur Diploma from the University of Karlsruhe, an MBA from Georgia State University and a M.Sc. and PhD degree from INSEAD. His current research focuses on the strategic logic and the performance determinants of private equity investments. His work has been published in leading academic journals in strategy and finance and in various publications for practitioners and was featured over 300 times in the business press.

He regularly presents his research at academic conferences and private equity symposia and serves as an advisor to leading investors in the private equity industry. He has been involved as expert advisor in the ongoing debate about a possible need for regulation of the Private Equity industry in Europe at the national and European level.

This report provides detailed analysis of MJ Hudson PERACS performance metrics by regions, fund type and vintages across all private equity funds.
Benchmarking reports
Fund Performance Benchmarking Quarterly Report
This ranking lists the world’s top small-cap buyout private equity firms in terms of aggregate performance, based on their buyout funds raised between 2008 and 2017.
2021 HEC Paris-Dow Jones Small-Cap Buyout Private Equity Performance Ranking
PERACS | accurately measure alpha in PE fund performance
We help investors make better decisions with improved understanding of the value drivers behind private equity investments. Our specialized consulting provides detailed insights into the key aspects of private equity investment performance.
Fund performance analytics explained | Oliver Gottschalg
Oliver’s research focuses on the strategic logic and the performance determinants of private equity investments. A second stream of work looks at the implications of employee motivation for firm performance in different settings.
We interviewed Oliver Gottschalg, founder of MJ Hudson Fund performance analytics to discuss LPs, portfolios, credit lines and more.

Francisco Partners tops 2020 HEC-DowJones Private Equity Performance Ranking

“Francisco Partners has been named the top-performing firm in the 2020 HEC-DowJones Private Equity Performance Ranking.”
 –  Featured February 2, 2021

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