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Download: North American PE fundraising takes a U-turn in Q3

US and Canadian buyout, growth equity, secondaries, venture capital and other PE funds collected $200bn at the end of September, down 25% from the same time last year.

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Buyouts’ Q3 2020 fundraising report is now available for download.

Buyouts data show fundraising by North American private equity firms dipped in Q1-Q3 2020, with 403 offerings securing $200 billion, down 25 percent from the same time last year.

A growth trend in 2020’s first half was reversed in the third quarter, when both capital raised and funds closed dropped sharply year-over-year. These results likely point to the increased influence of the covid-19 pandemic on market activity.

Check out our interactive fundraising report above for all the details or download the full report here and the data here.