Chart of the week: LBO/growth equity firms staffing changes, 2012 and projected 2013

For example, over one-third of LBO/Growth Equity firms are planning to add non-partner investment professionals to their staff in 2013, up from the 29 percent that actually did in 2012. The increase in hiring goes hand in hand with fund-raising and deal-making as firms bulk up to help put more money to work in transactions. (Click the link at right for a PDF version of the chart.)

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