Preqin´s Research

Q3 2015 Sees Fewest Private Equity Funds Closed Since Start of 2006

Date:

Q3 2015 Sees Fewest Private Equity Funds Closed Since Start of 2006

Autor: RocioLopez

  1. 170 private equity funds held a final close in Q3 2015, 46% down from the previous quarter, and the lowest number of closes in a quarter for ten years
  2. In 2015 YTD, private equity funds have raised an aggregate $385.4bn, down from $388.1bn in the first three quarters of 2014
  3. Fundraising totals for venture capital, real estate, and funds of funds all decreased, while infrastructure fundraising rose
  4. The number of private equity funds in market is currently at a record high. 2,348 funds are seeking a combined $831bn in commitments