Tag: Private Equity

Indian Private Equity Market Surges In 2017

Indian Private Equity Market Surges In 2017

AUM growth pauses, but fund closures and funds in market multiply to record highs The India-based private equity* market has seen a considerable expansion in its assets under management in recent years, growing from $6bn as of the end of […]

Private Equity’s Amazon Problem

Private Equity’s Amazon Problem

Once thought to be a prime buyout candidate, Nordstrom is now reportedly having trouble securing debt commitments for a would-be deal. It opted last week to wait until after the holiday season to assess a PE buyout, despite having an […]

3Q 2017 US Private Equity Breakdown

3Q 2017 US Private Equity Breakdown

The 3Q 2017 US Private Equity Breakdown, sponsored by Merrill Corporation and co-sponsored by Twin Brook Capital Partners, Murray Devine and BKD, analyzes the current status of each phase of the US PE cycle, from investing to fundraising. Record levels of capital commitments […]

The Private Equity Exit Crunch

The Private Equity Exit Crunch

Relative to debt contributions, global equity now makes up 57% of enterprise value year-to-date, a significant percentage that will likely water down future fund returns. A second trend, highlighted in our 3Q 2017 US PE Breakdown Report, also bears mentioning […]

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How Private Equity in Asia Is Changing

Private equity in Asia is changing rapidly. A fast-growing middle class, urbanization and rising competition are causing investors to increasingly look at more specialized sector- and country-based investments, said Pamela Fung, a principal for the Morgan Stanley Alternate Investment Partners’ […]

When Do PE Firms Raise Their Funds?

When Do PE Firms Raise Their Funds?

Private equity firms are in the midst of a crazy time for fundraising. When we wrote about the trend earlier this summer, it involved extrapolating fundraising figures from the first half of 2017 to project what might happen over the […]