The Biggest Money Magnets in PE in 2014


January 22, 2015

The largest amount of private equity raised in 2014 was amassed by Blackstone Group, followed by Bain Capital, and Hellman & Friedman, according to Preqin. Blackstone and Bain raised several funds throughout the year 2014, whereas Hellman & Friedman raised one very large USD 11 billion. This ranking does not include fund of fund and secondary vehicles. A total of 914 PE funds closed in the year, raising USD 464bn. The top 10 managers shown in the chart here collectively amassed 18% of the total capital raised.

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