Fundraising activities by U.S.-based buyout and mezzanine shops made strides so far this year. It was particularly active during the latest second quarter through June 23. To date, roughly $42.3 billion in commitments were secured.
Mezzanine was one of the period’s highlights. The mezzanine commitments raised during the latest quarter easily passed the total of the previous quarter ($1.63 billion). The capital picked up by the likes of
On the deals front, Thomson Reuters (the publisher of Buyouts magazine) counted 358 transactions by U.S.-based financial sponsors since the start of the year. The total value, from those with reported financial terms is about $34.3 billion.