Fundraising Finds Bottom in First Half

July 2011
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/11/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 28, p26
The article focuses on a report from Dow Jones LP Source which highlighted trends in the private equity market during the first half of 2011. It notes that a growing number of limited partners of U.S. private equity firms are returning into fund-raising. A total of 64.7 billion U.S. dollars in funds was raised by U.S. private equity firms, while their European counterparts raised a total of 24 billion U.S. dollars. It cites VMG Partners as one of the firms that revived its buoyancy.


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