Investors’ appetite or privateequity remains strong
The recent downturn in the global economy and fnancialmarkets has not dented investors’ appetite or private equity– 97% plan to maintain or increase their target allocation toprivate equity over the next year, which is broadly in line withtheir intentions in recent years.
LPs’ plannd changs o h pva quy allocaon n hnx 12 monhs
IncreaseStay the sameDecrease
Two thirds o LPs to reach orexceed target PE allocationin 2009
By the end o 2009 two thirds o LPs (66%) are likely to be at,or above, their target private equity allocations.GPs planning new unds in 2009 should take note: NorthAmerican LPs (28%) are more likely to have exceeded their targetallocation than European LPs (14%) or Asia-Pacifc LPs (19%).
LPs’ ancpad lvl of Pe commmns compad wh hag Pe allocaons – a nd 2009
Our commitments will be in excess of our target allocationOur commitments will be approximately equal to our target allocationOur commitments will be lower than our target allocation
All LPsNorth AmericanLPsAsia-PacificLPsEuropeanLPs