Power Play: Fundraising Conditions And PE Investment

Law360, New York (November 28, 2011, 1:58 PM EST) -- Despite the uptick in new private equity fundraising during 2011, fundraising conditions have remained tough for PE general partners (GPs) throughout the year as investors continue to take a cautious approach to the asset class, especially in light of the recent increased volatility in financial markets.

The fact that many GPs chose to delay their fundraising efforts in 2009 and 2010 has further compounded the challenging fundraising environment with more funds on the road competing for capital than at any time in the past few years....
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