Co-Investment Craze Continues To Heat Up In PE Market

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Demand for co-investments is climbing, with 40 percent of investors actively pursuing opportunities to plunk down cash alongside private equity funds, highlighting the method's significance as limited partners hunt for higher potential returns and fund managers look to overcome a challenging fundraising environment, experts say.

A recent study published by alternative asset investment data analyst Preqin shows that on top of those actively co-investing, another 37 percent of those surveyed are doing so on an opportunistic basis, and 16 percent are hoping to co-invest in the...
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