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One warning sign that the current market may be in a bubble is that private equity is raising capital very quickly. Indeed, Preqin is now reporting that private equity firms are spending less time on average between their fundraising cycles, with the period between the predecessor and successor funds falling since 2013. The theory is, of course, that these companies are seeking to take advantage of institutional investors’ liquidity and appetite in order to gather as much capital as possible.

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Erika Morphy

Erika Morphy has been writing about commercial real estate at GlobeSt.com for more than ten years, covering the capital markets, the Mid-Atlantic region and national topics. She's a nerd so favorite examples of the former include accounting standards, Basel III and what Congress is brewing.

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