Family Office Private Equity Allocations Expected to Rise 73% by 2019
According to a recent report by Campden Wealth, family office allocations to private equity are expected to rise 73% between 2017 and 2019. This results in an average rise from $51 million per family office allocation in 2017 to an estimated $88 million in 2019.
Campden Wealth released their report on ‘Private Equity Investing and Co-Investment Activity by Family Offices’ and the results come as a surprise to few. Over 75 family offices participated in the survey. The report includes a number of case studies on the topic of private equity and co-investing. We've highlighted a few key details below:
- 91% of family office private equity investments met or out-performed expectations in the last 12 months.
- The average return stood at 14% in 2017, an expected 14% at year end 2018, but a rise to 18% in 2019.
- Healthcare is currently the most popular sector for a family office' private equity fund investment.
- 53% of all private equity fund investments are put towards growth capital deals while 28% are allocated towards leveraged buyouts and 19% venture capital.
- 67% of respondents believe that the family offices’ demand for co-investing opportunities will increase over the coming 12 months.
- 57% of family offices states that the "lower middle markets" offer the best opportunities for co-investment deals.