The Dry Powder Saga continues in 2017…

Posted By: Karen Fisman

“Dry powder at record highs.” This phrase has acquired cliché status in current Private Equity (PE) circles.  According to Pitchbook, the global PE capital overhang hit a high of US$754 billion by June, 2016, with Prequin reporting the total as US$820 billion by year end.  Worthy of note: more than 70% of that overhang comes from prior vintages, with 81.5% of capital raised in 2015 still to be deployed. 

What does that leave us? Read our full article to find out. 

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