By Benjamin Horney (January 1, 2019, 12:03 PM EST) -- Private equity players have continued to raise capital and make deals with gusto in 2018, and as 2019 begins, attorneys should keep an eye on trends such as the industry's increasing interest in technology and a continued convergence between private equity and venture capital.
The mountain of dry powder, or unspent funds earmarked for deals and investments, held by fund managers sits at roughly $56 billion, according to research firm Preqin, and there is little reason to believe that limited partners are planning to dial back the amount of capital they invest with private equity funds in 2019.
But it's becoming...
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