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November 16, 2018
Global secondaries fundraising continues apace, with 2018 set to mark a third consecutive year with strong numbers.
November 9, 2018
Last year was a banner one for private equity fundraising in the US. And while the wider industry has cooled down, firms are still thriving in the middle market.
November 2, 2018
What has 3Q held for private equity in the US? Check out this collection of charts from our latest US PE Breakdown for a quick look at the major trends.
October 26, 2018
How did US private equity activity shake out in 3Q? We have the answers in our latest datagraphic.
October 12, 2018
Since the start of 2003, more than 570 firms in the US have raised their first private equity funds. Where are those new funds coming from? We used PitchBook data to take a look.
October 5, 2018
The PE fundraising trail hasn't been too difficult to navigate lately, with larger funds being raised more quickly. However, there's some evidence that current trends may headed for a slowdown.
September 19, 2018
Hillhouse Capital has become the first private equity firm in the world to raise more than $10 billion for a fund in Asia, racking up $10.6 billion for its fourth flagship effort.
September 13, 2018
With available and open funds full to burst and few remaining, European fundraising is set to slip back into the slow part of its cycle. But with a recession looming, can PE weather the storm?
September 7, 2018
KKR has closed its third flagship infrastructure fund with $7.4 billion in commitments, including $358 million of the firm's own cash. The vehicle more than doubled KKR's previous infrastructure...
Center Rock Capital Partners has collected $580 million in commitments for its first fund, which the firm will use to back lower-middle-market industrial businesses in North America. The vehicle...
September 6, 2018
Audax Group has closed its sixth namesake private equity fund on $3.5 billion, topping a target of $3 billion. The vehicle is a follow-up to Audax Private Equity Fund V, which closed on $2.25...
Webster Capital has closed its fourth flagship fund on a hard cap of $875 million, surpassing both a $650 million target and a predecessor that raised $416 million in 2015. Operating mainly in...
September 4, 2018
Vista Equity Partners has filed documentation with the SEC for the firm's seventh flagship fund. The news comes after The Wall Street Journal reported in May that Vista is seeking $12 billion for...
Tyree & D'Angelo Partners has set a $100 million target for the firm's second flagship fund, according to an SEC filing. TDP targets lower-middle-market companies in the healthcare, consumer...
August 31, 2018
Energy-focused investor Riverstone has told LPs it could raise $5 billion for the firm's seventh flagship fund, according to Reuters. Riverstone raised a reported $5.1 billion for its previous...
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