Top Private Equity Firms in New York City

New York City is a major hub for private equity activity so here is a list of the top private equity firms located in New York.

Top 15 Private Equity Firms in New York by assets raised over last 5 yrs (billions).
  1. Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area = 49.05 billion
  2. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts = 39.67 billion
  3. Apollo Management = 32.82 billion
  4. Blackstone Group = 23.3 billion
  5. Warburg Pincus = 23 billion
  6. Cerberus Capital Management = 14.9 billion
  7. AIG Investments = 14.22 billion
  8. Fortress Investment Group = 14 billion
  9. Clayton Dubilier & Rice = 11.38 billion
  10. Lehman Brothers Private Equity = 10.22 billion
  11. J.C. Flowers & Co. = 7 billion
  12. New Mountain Capital = 6.69 billion
  13. MatlinPatterson = 6.67 billion
  14. W.L. Ross & Co. = 6.65 billion
  15. Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe = 5.88 billion

(excerpted from the blog Private Equity Blogger)


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Andrew Chen

Andrew Chen received an associate offer, without any formal LBO experience, on his first attempt at applying for private equity investing positions in the competitive San Francisco Bay Area. He worked for Huntsman Gay Global Capital, the Bain Capital spin-out founded by the industrialist Jon Huntsman, former Bain Capital Chairman Bob Gay, former San Francisco 49ers Superbowl quarterback Steve Young, and including former CFO of Citigroup and American Express Gary Crittenden. Andrew was previously a member of the Corporate Finance & Strategy Practice at McKinsey & Company and holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School. You can follow him on Twitter and .

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