Your institution's leverage

  • Exorbitantly high fees give clients leverage

  • Firms will act. But ONLY if clients demand it

These firms are highly ethical and known for constructive engagement with clients:


Estimated Annual Fees (millions of USD)

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)




Ontario Teachers


CDPQ (Quebec)






Notre Dame






Private equity’s “mystifying” fee structures…

Willmer, Sabrina. Private Equity’s Opaque Costs Mystify the Pensions That Pay Them | Bloomberg, 29 Mar 2022
Rabouin, Dion. Wall Street managers have cost Americans more than $600 billion over the past decade | Yahoo, 12 Jul 2018
TY - BOOK AU - Appelbaum, Eileen AU - Batt, Rosemary PY - 2016/05/11 SP - T1 - Fees, Fees and More Fees: How Private Equity Abuses Its Limited Partner and U.S> Taxpayers VL - DO - 10.13140/RG.2.1.3922.0083 ER -
Cumming, Chis. SEC Considering New Rules on Private-Fund Fees, Conflicts, Gensler Says | Wall Street Journal, 10 Nov, 2021
McElhaney, Alicia. Time-Consuming, Complex, and Misconstrued: Why Pension Funds Can’t Put a Number on Private Equity Fees | Institutional Investor, 6 Jul 2022
Antoine Gara and Jason Bisnoff. How Big Promises And Fat Fees Turned Private Equity Into A Lousy Investment | Forbes, August 6,2021
Fleischer, Victor. Private Equity Fees Paid by Universities Deserve Examination | The New York Times, 25 Aug 2015
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