'Superabundance' of capital causes headaches for PE

Deal and exit value fell last year, while the mountain of un-deployed capital – dry powder – hit a record high, according to Bain & Company. “Capital superabundance and the tide of recent exits drove dry powder to yet another record high in 2016,” said Hugh MacArthur, partner and head of Bain's global private equity practice, in the report.

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