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PitchBook Analyst Note: Basics of Cash Flow Management: Distributions

4Q 2019

PitchBook Analyst Note: Basics of Cash Flow Management: Distributions

October 21, 2019

PitchBook Analyst Note: Basics of Cash Flow Management: Distributions
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In the second installment of our Basics of Cash Flow Management series, we analyze more than two decades of PE performance to better understand how funds distribute capital back to LPs. The size and timing of distributions is highly volatile; however, assessing certain data points in conjunction with insight into the market cycle and the specific fund’s underlying strategy can help to calibrate expectations for future distributions.