Family Offices Globally Increase Private Equity Exposure

Family Offices and wealth managers are turning to private equity to boost their returns in the low interest rate environment. New figures from private equity fund marketplace Palico show that family offices accounted for 8% of the $4 trillion in private equity assets under management globally in August – double the sector’s share five years […]

Global private equity funds raise record $453 billion in 2017

The private equity funds industry globally raised a record $453 billion from investors in 2017, leaving it with more than $1 trillion to pour into companies and new business ventures, data from industry tracker Preqin. The figures underscore the extent to which large institutional investors, as well as family offices, are placing a growing portion […]