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The soon-to-IPO firm has raised $49bn, 45% of its total AUM, since 2018.
Covid-19 catch-up and high demand for quality assets lifted carried interest to a record 39% of revenue in the first half of the year.
Special purpose acquisition companies, which are booming, can widen investor access to GP-led deals but there are obstacles to their use in the strategy.
Sale of assets
The bank is reducing the stress capital intensity of its businesses by selling balance sheet private equity investments, chief executive David Solomon said on the firm's earnings call.
The private markets firm, which had de-prioritised exits in the second half of 2020, saw more divestments in Q4 driven by greater stability in market prices.
Large deals, small exits
Private equity deal values in Asia-Pacific have doubled this year with a number of large transactions, according to data from EY.
As the dust begins to settle from covid-19's immediate fallout, GPs and mid-market businesses are considering longer-term implications and opportunities.
Covid-19 compounds concerns over Africa’s challenging exit environment, but recent success stories demonstrate the continent’s long-term potential.
Key findings from the Emerging Manager Survey provide a snapshot of US emerging manager and institutional investor perspectives on the current landscape.

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