Private Equity Spotlight - February 2014
With the encouraging fundraising statistics, exit levels and investor appetite at the end of 2013, there are promising indications that the private equity industry will see another successful year in 2014. This month’s Private Equity Spotlight explores what the current wave of optimism in the industry is riding on and considers how smooth the path ahead will really be. Also this month, we look at the challenges private equity investors face in the coming year, including regulation and fund extensions, based on direct interviews with over 100 LPs worldwide. Plus, we look at co-investment funds, the latest investor fund searches and mandates, buyout and venture capital deals, horizon IRRs, secondaries funds in market and more.