Over the next couple of weeks, we will be publishing year-end datagraphics to recap global private equity, venture capital and M&A activity in 2015.
First up is our PE summary, as investors worldwide found success on the fundraising trail with a record 85.1% of vehicles reaching or beating their initial fundraising targets. Deal flow was relatively steady throughout the year (4Q numbers will undoubtedly grow as deal announcements roll in), and capital invested numbers were healthy. The open exit market remained one of the notable stories of 2015, with more a half trillion dollars netted in realized investments.
A Visual Breakdown Of Global PE Activity In 2015
GrizzlyRock Value Partners was up 16.6% for the first quarter, compared to the S&P 500's 5.77% gain and the Russell 2000's 12.44% return. GrizzlyRock's long return was 22.3% gross, while its short return was -2.9% gross. Compared to the Russell 2000, the fund's long portfolio delivered alpha of 10.8%, while its short portfolio delivered alpha Read More
Infographic source: PitchBook