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Inside The 10 Largest Private Equity Funds Of 2017

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 11:39 AM EST) -- A strong year of private equity fundraising included the largest PE fund ever raised, and the top 10 investment vehicles of 2017 illustrate the industry’s continued tendency to target businesses based in North America and Europe, as well as its increasing interest in the realm of technology.

A total of eight law firms guided the 10 largest PE fund closings of 2017 to date, according to data provided by research firm Preqin. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is the only law firm that assisted on more...
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