PDI Picks – 9/2/2019

North America tops PE fundraising yet again


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Despite a global maturation of the asset class, North America still remains the place to be.

Private equity has grown globally in recent years, with maturing markets in both Europe and Asia-Pacific, but North America remains the dominant force it has been for years.

In the first half of 2019, vehicles focused on the continent raised $69.19 billion, which surpassed the $58.67 raised by multi-regional funds, according to data from sister publication Private Equity International.