European Mid-Market Fundraising Review 2017

We are pleased to announce our 2017 European Mid-Market Fundraising Review, now in its eleventh year. As always, this annual review is based on our ongoing proprietary research into the European private equity mid-market, covering funds between €100 million and €1 billion.

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This year’s review shows that private equity fundraising in the European mid-market in 2016 had its strongest fundraising year since the crisis, with €17.4 billion raised across 64 funds.

Key highlights

· The UK fundraising market continued to demonstrate its clear appeal to investors in 2016, with €6.4 billion raised across 22 vehicles

· Scandinavia achieved an all-time capital raising high with €3.5 billion across 10 funds

· The establishment of emerging managers, particularly sector specialist funds, was remarkably prevalent in 2016, a trend anticipated in last year’s Mid-Market Review

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