2017 was another strong year for European private equity. Deal flow on the continent totalled €363.0 billion across 3,015 transactions — a 14% increase in deal value. Activity mirrored trends across private markets, with investors completing fewer but larger deals in 2017. The median deal size for European PE transactions increased by 67% in 2017, to €38.5 million—the highest since 2006.
PitchBook's 2017 Annual European PE Breakdown report reviews all the key factors impacting PE fund managers across the continent, assessing the impact of macro factors ranging from economic growth to policy shifts. Download your copy today.
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