In the month of June, private equity firms raised approximately $8.52 billion, according to data tracked by The Buttonwood Tree.
During this period, 66 firms were in the market.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, data tracked by the Buttonwood Tree shows that at least 20% of firms in the market raised growth equity funds. The funds identified as growth equity totaled approximately $1.91 billion.
Of the 66 firms in the market, the three leading industries included real estate, technology, and healthcare.
Approximately 12 funds in the real estate industry raised a total of $3.38 billion. Leading firms included: Ares Management ($2.89 billion), GTIS Partners ($166 million), and Trigate Capital ($150 million).
Funds raised within the techn…