Don’t Panic:
The Emerging Private Equity Manager’s Mini-Guide to the Fundraising Galaxy

Don’t Panic

In Douglas Adams’ comedic sci-fi series, an intergalactic traveler searching for the answer to the “ultimate question,” relies on a guidebook to overcome the challenges of navigating the universe, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Inscribed on the front cover, the book offers some very succinct advice: Don’t Panic.

In today’s competitive fundraising environment, the words represent sound advice for private markets capital raisers.

The insights needed to navigate 2022

Launching or closing out a capital raise in the coming year may seem daunting, but with the right insights, preparation, and planning you can maximize your likelihood for success. This mini-guide for emerging managers, inspired by The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, is designed to give key insights on some of the ways a GP can research and understand LP investors and industry consultants to maximize their chances of fundraising success.

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In this guide you’ll find insights on:


Explore insights on the 2022 private markets landscape from top consultants like Mercer, Callan, and NEPC and gather intelligence on the average bite-sizes for their clients’ commitments.

Did you know that Hamilton Lane recommended more over $3 billion in commitments to private equity funds for their public pension plan clients in 2021?

Emerging manager programs

Learn more about institutional LPs like LACERS and Mass PRIM with specific mandates for new managers and how to access them.


Find out which other emerging managers are fundraising in 2022.