How to Make your Fundraising Pitch Standout with Investors

A powerful fundraising pitch can sway investors to choose you—even if someone else has more traction. Most investors are more likely to fund someone who gave a powerful fundraising pitch over someone who has more traction but whose pitch wasn’t as compelling. The pitching skill—and it is a skill—gives you a real advantage over other […]

PE Fundraising in 2016 – Strong

PE Fundraising, for the first quarter of 2016 has shown early signs of a strong fundraising year for the private equity industry. At $100.91 billion collected from the close of 150 vehicles, total capital gathered in Q1 2016 is $680 million more than in the first quarter of the previous year, and a further $38.19 […]

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 […]