DCPLA’s Nina Dohr-Pawlowitz featured on Unquote
On 4th September 2019, Unquote featured DCPLA’s Nina Dohr-Pawlowitz and her views on the DACH Private Equity fundraising market:
"DACH's H1 dealflow remains steady but fundraising lull looms
DACH's impressive buyout activity in the first half of 2019 was tempered by a dearth of fund launches, with several others struggling to reach their targets […]
Nina Dohr-Pawlowitz, CEO of DC Placement Advisors, questions whether some GPs will be successful in their fundraising efforts: "The fact that several funds that launched before 2018 are still in the market supports the argument that many funds from the DACH region find it difficult to come to their desired final closing."
Dohr-Pawlowitz thinks LPs have recently tended to invest in funds-of-funds to decrease exposure to any single fund manager. Furthermore, LPs with less experience of alternative assets are prone to shifting allocations to more liquid strategies. "Due to increased market uncertainty, we have a careful forecast for private equity fundraising activity for the remainder of the year" she says.”
For the full article, please see www.unquote.com/unquote/analysis/3016334/dachs-h1-dealflow-remains-steady-but-fundraising-lull-looms