Charts of the Week: No shortage of capital for emerging managers

Despite fewer new funds getting launched, the amount of capital raised by first-time funds has remained about the same. In fact, first timers raised more last year ($6.7 billion) than they did in 2017 ($6.1 billion). This year is off to a strong start, with $3.1 billion raised by debut funds in the first quarter, according to Buyouts Insider research.