Back to School: New GPs outperform, face fundraising headwinds in 2017: Preqin

private equity, Indiana University. Niklas Huther
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Last year was a blockbuster for private equity fundraising, but emerging managers continued to face challenges: Final closes by first-time funds fell 20 percent from 2016, data provider Preqin reports. That drop reflects overall industry trends. With 2,296 funds seeking $744 billion — ...

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