Private Equity Funds Size Distribution in 2018
U.S. private equity firms collectively raised $462 billion in 2018. While this is considerably less than the $695 billion raised in 2017, it is still a significant increase over 2015 and 2016.
The chart below shows how the $462 billion in 2018 fund raises were distributed by size. As previously reported, the median fund was $30 million.