Predictions for Private Equity in 2016

Considering the record $523 billion distributed by fund managers to investors over the past calendar year – nearly 10 percent above the previous high of $477 billion set in 2014 – private equity has never been healthier. These four predictions forecast sustained appeal and continued growth for private equity, but they also enumerate challenging issues […]

Private Equity Fundraising in 2015

Fundraising efforts picked up in the third quarter of year 2015, with over $48 billion of capital raising across 76 funds. Thus far through the year, the majority of capital raised has found itself in mega funds. Around $65 billion, or 46% of all capital raised, is in vehicles sized between $1 billion and $5 […]

Manager Selection Process of LP’s Focuses on 5 areas

The Manager selection process by LP Institutional Investors usually focuses on 5 areas – Track Record, Team, Strategy, Structure, and Terms. Below is a combination of different variables that LP Investors focus on in more detail in order to select a Fund Manager for their portfolio. Portfolio Managers do not solely focus on Track Record. […]