Fundraising for private equity vehicles hit the highest first-quarter numbers on record in Q1 this year with $180.2 billion raised. At the same time, private debt funds – which had their lowest first-quarter fundraising period in five years – topped $1 billion on average per fund for the first time in history.
Join editors and reporters from PEI Media’s various publications in this 16-minute discussion on what drove PE fundraising in the first quarter, what’s next for private debt fundraising and how the rest of the year may pan out.
Note: Around the 7:44 mark, Chris mentions the company Forescout International. The correct name of the company is Forescout Technologies. Just a head’s up!