Funds with primary focus on North America have approximately $87 billion available.
Funds for opportunistic funds decreased in an effort to invest in core to core plus funds. Dry powder for debt investments has increased substantially.
Investors are scrubbing these potential investments harder than ever before. Surprisingly more and more investors are look at first time funds.
Finally, another encouraging sign for fund managers is that most investors are maintaining their target allocations and are not moving to the sidelines.