Chart of the week: Biggest fundraisers in the market

Advent International has the most ambitious target among U.S. buyout and mezzanine firms, seeking $12 billion for its eighth global private equity fund. Altogether, Buyouts counted 289 private equity funds currently in the market. Behind Advent are mega-funds from the usual suspects, including Blackstone GroupKKR and TPG Capital.

Chart of the week - biggest fundraisers in market