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Private equity fundraising in Europe hits 8-year high

May 14, 2017

Private equity fundraising across Europe hit its highest level last year since 2008 at €74.5bn, a 37 per cent year-on-year increase, as investors hunted for value in a low interest rate environment, a new report shows.

Invest Europe’s 2016 report on private equity in the continent revealed the sector’s investments totalled €53.7bn last year, the second highest amount in almost a decade.  Read more...

Source: Financial Times