Athena Capital Advisors


OCTOBER 2018

Perspectives on the Rising Popularity of Long Duration Private Equity

With the transition to fall, the words “Go Long” will undoubtedly echo across football fields and backyards throughout the country. A broadly similar sentiment was on display last month at the Carlyle Group’s annual Washington DC Investor Conference. More specifically, there was a heavy emphasis on the private equity firm’s long duration portfolios, which included several Energy, Real Estate, and Infrastructure Funds.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Five Debates that will Likely Drive Markets Through Year-End

It has been 55 years since Nat King Cole’s “Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer” topped the charts. With the days of this summer winding down (having surely delivered on at least the last of Cole’s three adjectives), here are the five key questions that are likely to drive markets over the final third of the year.

AUGUST 2018

Seismic Shifts in our Social Culture – Part II: Synopsis from the Aspen Ideas Festival

Doug Cohen, managing director of portfolio management, concludes his series from the Aspen Ideas Festival with Part II of the key takeaways from the sessions that examined seismic shifts in our social culture.

AUGUST 2018

Seismic Shifts in our Social Culture – Part I: Synopsis from the Aspen Ideas Festival

In his latest installment of observations from the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival, Doug Cohen, managing director of portfolio management, summarizes the sessions he attended on climate change and disruptive technologies.

AUGUST 2018

Exploring Faith-Based Investing at the Vatican Impact Investing Conference

Alex Paul, managing director, portfolio management, attended the Vatican Conference on Impact Investing in Rome, which explored the role that values-based and faith-based investing can play in addressing challenges important to both the Catholic Church and the global community.
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