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List of private equity firms

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List of investment banking private equity groupsEdit

Parent bank Private equity firm Location Year founded Year independent
ABN AMRO AAC Capital Partners   Amsterdam - 2008
Barclays Capital Equistone Partners Europe   London 1982 2011[1]
Barings Bank Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Baring Private Equity Asia
  Moscow
  Hong Kong
1994
1997
2004
2004
Bear Stearns ^ Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
Irving Place Capital (fka BSMB)
  New York
  New York
1965
1997
1976
2008
BNP Paribas PAI Partners   Paris 1993 1998
BT Alex. Brown ^ ABS Capital   Baltimore 1990 1995
CIBC World Markets Trimaran Capital Partners   New York 1995 2001
Citigroup Court Square Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co.
  New York
  Luxembourg
  New York
  New York
1968
1981
1979
1995
2006
1993
1979
1995
Continental Illinois ^ Willis Stein & Partners
CIVC Partners
  Chicago
  Chicago
1983
1983
1995
1994
Credit Suisse /

Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette ^

DLJ Merchant Banking
Avista Capital Partners
Diamond Castle Holdings
Castle Harlan
CIP Capital
  New York
  New York
  New York
  New York
  New York
1985
1985
1985
1987
2010
na
2005
2004
1987
2010
Deutsche Bank MidOcean Partners   New York 2003 2003
First Chicago Bank ^ Madison Dearborn Partners
GTCR
  Chicago
  Chicago
1992
1980
1992
1980
Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs Capital Partners   New York 1986 na
JPMorgan Chase & Co. CCMP Capital (fka JPMorgan Partners)
One Equity Partners
  New York
  Chicago
1984
2001
2006
na
Lazard Lazard Alternative Investments   New York - -
Lehman Brothers ^ Blackstone Group
The Cypress Group
Trilantic Capital Partners
  New York
  New York
  New York
1985
1994
1986
1985
1994
2009
Merrill Lynch Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity   New York 1996 na
Morgan Stanley Metalmark Capital
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
  New York
  New York
1985 2004
National Westminster Bank Bridgepoint Capital   London 1984 2000
Nomura Group Terra Firma Capital Partners   London 1994 2002
UBS UBS Capital
Affinity Equity Partners
Capvis
Lightyear Capital
  London
  Hong Kong
  Zurich
  New York
-
1995
1990
2000
na
2002
2003
2002
Wells Fargo Pamlico Capital   Charlotte 1988 2010
William Blair & Company William Blair Capital Partners   Chicago 1982 2004

^ Defunct banking institution

Largest private equity firms by PE capital raisedEdit

In 2017, Private Equity International ranked the largest private equity firms by how much capital they raised for private equity investment in the last five years: [2]

Rank Firm Headquarters Five Year Fundraising Total (m)
1 The Blackstone Group New York City $58,319.58
2 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts New York City $41,623.40
3 The Carlyle Group Washington D.C. $40,732.73
4 TPG Capital Fort Worth $36,051.64
5 Warburg Pincus New York City $30,812.05
6 Advent International Boston $26,951.37
7 Apollo Global Management New York City $23,998.35
8 EnCap Investments Houston $21,220.08
9 Neuberger Berman New York City $20,398.43
10 CVC Capital Partners Luxembourg $19,896.65
11 Bain Capital Boston, MA $18,165.47
12 Thoma Bravo Chicago $17,208.87
13 Vista Equity Partners Austin $17,199.00
14 Apax Partners London $17,024.00
15 Clayton Dubilier & Rice New York City $16,690.16

Other private equity firmsEdit

See alsoEdit

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