Market Views

One-on-One with Joan Solotar: Rethinking the 60/40 Portfolio

Joan Solotar, Global Head of Private Wealth Solutions, discusses how last year’s volatility in stocks and bonds has shifted investor focus to the private markets.

Last year’s steep declines in stock and bond markets were some of the worst on record, eroding investor confidence in the traditional 60/40 portfolio. Blackstone’s Global Head of Private Wealth Solutions, Joan Solotar, discusses how this has shifted attention to the private markets, which make up the vast majority of the investable universe. She also shares how Blackstone has built a platform to help financial advisors access private market investments for their clients.