TITLE

Report: 2005 Outstanding Year For Private Equity

AUTHOR(S)
Braunschweig, Carolina
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Investment Management Weekly;1/23/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that investment in private equity in the U.S. has reached $111.4 billion in 2005 according to data released on January 17, 2006 by industry researcher Thomson Venture Economics and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Some of the factors that contribute to the surge in buyout activity include the increasing number of institutional investors and the 17 megafund that hit the market in 2005. According to NVCA president Mark Heesen, fundraising discipline prevailed on the venture capital side in 2005.
ACCESSION #
19656995

 

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