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Private Equity Funds – Minimum LP Investment

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

The minimum investment required from Limited Partners to invest in the various PE funds scales with fund size and typically ranges from $100,000 to $10 million.

Except for the largest 5% of funds (those with more than $1 billion in AuM), the median minimum investment for Limited Partners is about 1% of the total AuM. The largest funds have a minimum investment of about 0.4% of AuM.Private Equity Funds Limited Partner Minimum Investment

Minimum PE fund investment by find size


Min P fund investment as a percent of AuM

Minimum Investment is the smallest investment a limited partner may place in a particular fund.

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