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DOWNLOAD: 2019 fundraising off to a strong start

With nearly $20bn raised in Q1, expect 2019 to be another record-breaking year for infrastructure fundraising.

Fundraising in Q1 2019 appeared to mark a continuation of the momentum we witnessed last year, with $19.96 billion raised across six funds. Fund sizes got bigger, underscoring the trend towards greater concentration: the average fund reached $3.3 billion, a significant jump from the $1.4 billion raised across 11 vehicles in Q1 2018.

With EQT reaching a €9 billion final close on its Infrastructure Fund IV and Ardian raising €6.1 billion for its Infrastructure Fund V, Europe-focused fundraising surged in Q1.

But that’s just part of the story. Check out our interactive fundraising report for the other trends and highlights that shaped fundraising activity in Q1. You can also download the report as a PDF HERE and download the data HERE.