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July 10, 2019
In 2006, PE mega-funds had almost 10 years of cash on hand to invest at that year's investment pace. How are things looking now?
July 8, 2019
The second in a series of analyst notes about private equity mega-funds ($5 billion+), this piece examines cash flow metrics, including dry powder, draw-down rates, step-ups and more.
June 6, 2019
Advent International has hit the $17.5 billion hard cap for its ninth flagship fund, setting a new mark for the largest vehicle in the firm's history.
April 23, 2019
Twelve years ago today, Goldman Sachs closed a massive new buyout fund that took the concept of "skin in the game" to a whole new level.
April 3, 2019
Blackstone has exceeded $22 billion for its eighth flagship private equity fund, according to reports, surpassing a firm-record $21.7 billion it raised in 2007.
March 29, 2019
In the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis, private equity firms shied away from raising truly enormous sums of cash. But now, mega-funds have come back with a vengeance.
March 15, 2019
LPs are jumping at the chance to back mega-funds, but the tricky part is securing fund allocation in the first place.
March 8, 2019
The Mega-Fund Strategy Overview series explores $5 billion+ vehicles, which have become an increasing portion of capital raised in recent years.
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