Private equity firms prevented from capital deployment due to conditions

Limited capability was felt most accurately in the UK

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67% of private equity firms said recent conditions have prevented capital deployment
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67% of private equity firms said recent conditions have prevented capital deployment

More than two-thirds, or 67%, of private equity firms have cited market conditions during the last year as a key barrier to deploying capital, according to a market report from Gallagher, although 57% said the out-turn over the period was either better than expected or exactly as expected.

The report, which surveyed 150 private equity firms across the US, UK and Asia, also revealed this was significantly down compared to findings in last year's survey, in which 88% of firms said the out-turn...

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