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New TMF Group report focuses on the state of the private funds industry

Fundraising for private funds has surged over the past year, as the US and global economies rebound from the shock of Covid-19, according to TMF Group’s CFO Insights 2022, a global survey on how private funds CFOs view the current state of the industry. In fact, almost three quarters of CFO respondents currently raising a fund are aiming for a larger pool of capital than for Q4, reflecting the buoyancy of private markets.

Fundraising for private funds has surged over the past year, as the US and global economies rebound from the shock of Covid-19, according to TMF Group’s CFO Insights 2022, a global survey on how private funds CFOs view the current state of the industry. In fact, almost three quarters of CFO respondents currently raising a fund are aiming for a larger pool of capital than for Q4, reflecting the buoyancy of private markets.

Another important finding is that back office teams are busier than ever as Limited Partnerships (LPs) increase scrutiny on how firms manage their investments – and with larger funds comes greater regulatory requirement and increased exposure to investor scrutiny. The study also shows that investors are increasingly focusing on firms’ ESG credentials during the due diligence phase.

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