Back to School: Fundraising slows in Q3, though post-crisis record still in reach

Apollo Global Management, private equity, Leon Black, SEC
  • After historic Q2, PE fundraising total drops to $95 bln
  • Ninth Apollo buyout fund represents a quarter of total
  • $338 bln raised in ’17 so far; record is 2007's $415 bln
Private equity has been eyeing the annual fundraising record this year, but Q3 looks to be a stumbling block on 2017’s path to potential glory. Research firm Preqin reports that 181 private equity funds closed last quarter, raising a total of $95 ...
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