The Pulse of Private Equity – 4/11/2016

98% of U.S. PE Funds Closed in Q1 Either Hit or Exceeded Target

In the first quarter of 2016, 71 U.S. PE funds closed on a total of $51.8 billion in capital commitments. Of those 71 vehicles, no less than 98% either hit or exceeded their target. This proportion is unprecedented, even by the standards of the past two years, and is surely due in large