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The next strategy your GP will launch? Long-hold funds

Oct 17, 2019 - Private Equity International

The number of private equity firms considering a long-hold fund has soared over the past year, according to research from Dechert.

Just over half of GPs have designs on the strategy, compared with 32 percent last year, according to the law firm's 2020 Global PE Outlook, which surveyed 100 senior executives at firms with at least $500 million of AUM. A further 27 percent have already established a fund.

Key factors include the opportunity to expand the available pool of invest...