Back to School: 86 pct of LPs alarmed by high prices as PE sentiment falls

private equity, Indiana University. Niklas Huther
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  • Percentage of LPs with positive perception of PE falls to 58 pct
  • Investors express caution as multiples hit pre-crisis peak
  • Even so, dry powder, fundraising continue to skyrocket
More than eight of 10 investors are worried about soaring prices private equity firms are paying for new assets, according to a mid-year survey published by data provider Preqin. Despite providing massive amounts of dry powder to the private equity ...

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