TPG Group has enlisted Jon Winkelried, a veteran of Goldman Sachs Group, as co-CEO to help it pursue strategies such as credit.
So far this quarter, there have already been 201 PE-backed exits valued at $85 billion. The roughly two-month total already tops the record set in the fourth quarter of 2010, when 325 exits with a total value of $81.3 billion were announced.
In spite of increased deal-flow, private equity funds are finding it harder to raise cash, according to data for 2010.
Leveraged-buyout investors are loaded with cash and blessed with the cheapest stock prices in a decade. So why do so few deals see the light of day?