Predicting GP-LP Relationships

Every day, limited partners sort through hundreds of private equity opportunities. We wanted to make it easier for them by using a content-based recommender system to find the open funds they would be most interested in based on their current experience and comfort level with different types of investments and investors. This sortable table shows the top 20 buyout and growth funds recommended for Ohio Police and Fire Pension.

Are you an LP and want to see which funds we would recommend? Are you GP and want to know which LPs to reach out to? Reach out to – research@pitchbook.com. for custom analysis.

General PartnerFundNameFund TypeSimilarity ScoreAvg. IRRSuccessful Exit RatioExit $ RatioPE Exit Participation


Metric Definitions:

Avg. IRR – Average internal rate of return for buyout and growth funds for the investor with a close date between 2004 and 2010

Successful Exit Ratio - Ratio of successfully exited PE investments compared to overall PE investments made between 2001 and 2010

Exit $ Ratio - Sum of round amounts where the investor exited divided by the sum of round amounts where the GP invested from 2001 to 2010

PE Exit Participation - Percent of all private equity exit round amounts where an investor participated compared to the total of all PE exits over the past decade