Fourth quarter 2016 gave it the good ol’ college try but, in the end, fell short of bringing 2016 private-equity real estate fundraising across the $100 billion finish line. A total of 38 private-equity real estate funds recorded final closings during fourth quarter 2016, raising an aggregate total of $26.9 billion, according to IREI’s FundTracker database.
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A total of 42 new investment funds were launched during fourth quarter 2016, bringing the year-end total to 170 new funds launched in 2016. The figures are up slightly from third quarter’s 40 new funds and up from the 2015 total of 153 new funds. The new funds launched during the fourth quarter are seeking an aggregate fundraising target of $33.1 billion, up significantly from third quarter’s aggregate of approximately $19 billion.