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This week, Southern
Europe-focused firm Investindustrial closed its sixth fund on its €2 billion
hard-cap after just three months on the road, as reported by Private Equity International.
PEI’s Research & Analytics
team have taken this opportunity to look at fundraising in the industrials
In October, we reported
that industrials-specific fundraising had spiked in 2015. By year end, $3.45
billion was collected from the close of 19 vehicles focused exclusively on the
sector. This was more than eight times more capital gathered than in the
In 2016 to date, $2.38 billion
has been collected from the close of Investindustrial Fund VI and Alpina Partners
Green Growth Equity Fund 2 in February.
fundraising is gathering pace, closed-ended private equity funds with
industrials as part of a wider remit collected $18.4 billion in 2015, which was
under half the amount raised in the previous year.
have gained popularity throughout the market as investors seek niche opportunities
with fewer competitors to deliver the best returns. Industrials fundraising
looks set to follow this trend.
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