Investors Pile Into Private Equity at Greatest Clip Since 2013

Overview

The combined assets under management of four of the largest listed private-equity firms rose 6.5% during Q2 2017 to a combined $921 billion - the largest quarterly increase since late 2013. The firms are enjoying inflows of new capital from pensions, sovereign-wealth funds and other large investors, some of which see little room for further gains in already-expensive stocks and bonds.