The Pulse of Private Equity – 3/21/2016

Will Net Cash Flows Decline for PE Fund Investors?

Since 2010, there has been a markedly recurrent yearly increase in total distributions to investors in private equity funds. This increase, as well as relatively plateaued contributions, has produced a significantly positive net cash flow for global PE funds. Through the first half of 2015, net cash flow has trended down somewhat,
likely due to PE fund managers calling down substantial sums