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Back to blog March 28, 2018 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Private Equity Funds – by Size

We currently track ~11,400 private equity funds in our Research Database at

Although 412 funds have AuM greater than $1 billion, most funds center around the $50 – $250 million range. The histogram below shows the number of private equity funds for each range of Assets under Management (AuM).

Number of Private Equity Funds by AuM Range

There is a difference between Capital Raised and Assets under Management.

  • Capital raised only includes the initial cash contribution to the fund from the limited partners.
  • AuM is the value of the fund’s remaining cash plus net assets.

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