How ‘Smaller’ PE Funds Can Compete in Today’s Challenging Funding Market…

Marc Patterson
2 min readMay 31, 2023

Its David vs. Goliath in this Market

If you are a ‘smaller’ middle-market private equity fund, how can you compete against the larger buyout shops in this funding environment? As detailed in the attached Wall Street Journal report, large institutional investors are holding back on deploying new capital.

With large institutional investors such as pension funds pausing (or rolling back) capital commitments — the competition for investor capital has only increased. In environments…

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Marc Patterson

Managing Director at Endeavor Colorado (EndeavorColorado.org). Supporting High-Growth, Scaling Entrepreneurs.