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- Emerging markets PE managers’ assets touch record high of $300b at Sept’15
June 29, 2016
Total assets held by private equity managers based in emerging markets (EM) have increased year-on-year to touch a record high of $300 billion as of September 2015, according to a special report by Preqin
While the combined assets under management (AUM) of EM-based managers did not see much growth in 2014, rising from $248 billion at the end of 2013 to $258 billion a year later, the growth charted in the first nine months of 2015 was notable.
Total assets have risen $39 billion in the nine-month period primarily based on an increase in the value of assets from which funds have yet to exit, Preqin stated in its Special Report: Private Equity in Emerging Markets