Any buyout fund closed in the past five years is still very much in its adolescence. Plenty of deals are yet to be done, both acquisitions and divestments, that will go a long way toward shaping the returns ultimately paid out to LPs.
But that doesn’t mean current data about how such private equity vehicles are performing is useless. In order to highlight some of the recently closed funds in the US that are tracking toward stellar returns, we examined the PitchBook Platform to isolate the billion-dollar buyout funds closed since the start of 2012 that have recorded the best TVPI multiples thus far.
We’ll take a closer look at each vehicle below, but first, here’s a chart of the six standouts (all multiples data current as of 4Q 2016):
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