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US Investment-to-Exit Ratio Hits 10-Year Low in H1 2015

Private equity deals in the US slowed to 1.7 investments per exit, reveals PitchBook 3Q 2015 US Private Equity Breakdown.

Private equity deals slowed even as strategic sales rose in value in the US for the first half of 2015, according to the PitchBook 3Q 2015 US Private Equity Breakdown report, produced with Merrill Corporation. Find out how inflated public markets and scant blockbuster buyouts in the US made investors more selective, resulting in a projected 10-year low investment-to-exit ratio for 2015. With a boom in M&A and decline in platform buyout activity, strategic sales hit $160 billion in value over the first half of 2015. Track investment patterns in the US by deal type, size, region and industry, as investors depart B2C for the relative safety of B2B investments.

What's covered:

  • Investment tracked by quarter, region and industry
  • Exits overview covering buyouts, acquisitions and IPOs
  • Fundraising overview by quarter, fund size and time to close
  • League tables ranking investors, lenders, advisors and legal firms for Q2 2015 US private equity deals

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