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Survey suggests many investors made the mistake of pulling back in the downturns of 2001 and 2008 and want to avoid that now.
North American managers are being drawn across the Atlantic, attracted by new structures and stable regulatory frameworks, according to Crestbridge’s group head of private equity, Alex Di Santo.
Stagnating charts
The survey, which compiled responses from 101 senior buyout, growth, private debt, VC, real estate and infrastructure executives globally, found a smaller number in market than a year prior.
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Tempting (and fraught) market beckons.
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GPs acknowledge fundraising is difficult, but they have perhaps surprising lofty expectations for the near term
Half-year fundraising dropped by a fifth year-on-year to $315.5bn across just 508 vehicles that held final closes over the period.
'If LPs are not there to provide capital, GPs need to slow down their pace of deployment and potentially pass on more deals,' Eneasz Kadziela told affiliate title Buyouts.
two money bags
New firm Henry Capital wants to match PE firm employees' LP commitments.
There are two great reasons not to call collateralized fund obligations CFOs. The market should adopt another acronym, Graham Bippart begs.
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Informing investors and managers alike is important, speakers said at Luxembourg funds gathering.

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