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Private equity firms have been chasing a new asset: time.

As the amount of capital seeking investments globally climbs, some of the largest and most reputable funds in the U.S. are playing a longer game – rolling out funds geared toward holding investments for more years than they’d usually look to turn a business around. It’s one of the ways the industry is seeking to reshape itself at a time of heightened competition, and low interest rates.

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