Global Fund Banking Outlook Q1 2021
Key takeaways
 
Despite the challenges caused by COVID-19, private equity had another record-breaking year in 2020.

01

Another trillion-dollar year for private capital dry powder

Deal volumes in 2020 remained consistent with 2019 levels.

02

A new normal is on the horizon

Many general partners (GPs) plan to adopt a hybrid work model and resume at least some travel going forward.

03

Time to fundraise remained steady

Despite the shift from in-person to virtual fundraising, GPs were able to raise capital on the same timeline as they did in 2019.