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Year to date, new managers have raised a combined $47.1 billion
The primary industry from which families generated their wealth was finance and insurance, making up 21 percent, according to The Global Family Report 2019. Manufacturing, at 16 percent, and real estate, at 14 percent, round out the top three and are the only three that make up more than 10 percent.
The average family wealth of those surveyed in The Global Family Office Report 2019 published by UBS and Campden Research stands at $1.2 billion, far above the average family office AUM. Families managed by single-family offices have an average net worth of $1.3 billion, $420 million higher than their multi-family office contemporaries.
U.S.-based buyout and mezzanine fundraising keeps surging forward. Since the last issue of Buyouts, fund managers added $5.4 billion to its year-to-date total, now at more than $274.9 billion. Platinum Equity led the recent charge. The firm, founded by Tom Gores, raised an additional $2.2 billion to its fifth fund, which has now amassed more […]
On the Move: A roundup of comings and goings in the private equity industry.
Get the latest fund performance data for more than 2,100 funds from over 40 LPs by downloading the accompanying Excel spreadsheet. Funds date from vintages 1979 up to 2014, the most recent year the performance data would be meaningful. Click here to download:Fund Performance 2019
Commitments made by U.S. LPs in Q4 2019: November 2019 Commitments October 2019 Commitments