Q1 Fundraising: Pace remains strong, but LPs worry about recession

Hamilton Lane, private equity,
Dan Demeglio, race and sports book supervisor, cashes a 200-to-1 future bet for Doug O'Neill, trainer of Kentucky Derby winner "I'll Have Another", at the Primm Valley Casino in Primm, Nevada June 25, 2012. O'Neill won $20,000 for his $100 bet, which he made in February, that the horse would win the Kentucky Derby. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT HORSE RACING)
Demand for private equity remained sky-high in the first quarter of 2019, with buyout and mezzanine funds raising $80.9 billion. But limited partners, spooked by recent market volatility and other recession indicators, are on the lookout for safer harbors in ...

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