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The firm also closed a large secondary deal that raised about $2.1bn, which the firm combines to consider a total fundraising of more than $24bn, sources told affiliate title Buyouts.
Emerging manager fundraising is down, with first-time funds globally raising around $25bn last year, compared with $47.6bn in 2022, according to data from affiliate title Buyouts
In a conversation with Warburg Pincus CEO Chip Kaye, Eneasz Kadziela, the head of private equity with the New York City comptroller, said the frantic fundraising pace of 2021 was something of a burden for LPs.
Two first-time managers at PEI's NEXUS 2024 conference share their experiences of starting their own firms and the challenges they have faced – especially trying to convince limited partners to come on board.
Hand holding umbrella over money, protecting capital
With fundraising sluggish and GPs often desperate for capital, LPs are in a stronger position to demand certain concessions on their ‘no-fee’ co-investments.
State of Wisconsin Investment Board’s head of co-investments discusses the state of the PE market this year and how the slow fundraising environment is impacting things like term negotiations and co-investing opportunities.
A disconnect exists between GPs and LPs on the use of financing tools such as NAV loans and continuation funds.
In the wake of the most sweeping regulations since the financial crisis, Gensler was grilled this week by members of the Senate’s Banking, Housing and Urban Development committee about the new private fund rules.
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The European team led by Hemmers made its inaugural investment in March in LOGEX, a European healthcare analytics provider.
Illustration of concept of running for the exit.
The investment bank's private fund group has been one of the biggest and busiest placement shops in the industry.

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