Over the past week, we've seen the energy market undergo volatility not seen in quite some time, specifically in oil prices, which experienced their largest three-day jump in over two decades. With the current pricing environment in the energy space remaining subdued, regardless of the latest dramatic move up, the time for PE to begin deploying capital into the space may be nearing. As noted in our most recent Fundraising & Capital Overhang Report, PE funds earmarked for the energy sector raised nearly 68% more capital in 1H 2015 than all of 2014. Below, we highlight the top PE energy funds of 2015 to date.
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