40 pct of firms plan to add senior professionals

Fundraising is a large determinant for staffing changes, and as fundraising swells firms hire people to help put more money to work. Forty percent of firms planned to add senior investment professionals to their staffs in 2019, up from the 29 percent from 2018, according to the 2019-2020 Holt-MM&K-Buyouts PE/VC Compensation Report.