McGladrey is proud to present the Q1 Quarterly Private Equity Deal Flow Profile for the business products and
services industry. Powered by PitchBook, the Deal Flow Profile provides a representation of U.S. private equity deal
activity, performance and trends for the industry.
Business products and services remains the most active industry for private equity investment, accounting for 32.5% of overall deal flow with 565 closed deals and $21.16 billion of invested capital in 2011, topping 2010 in terms of completed deals. B2B activity remained steady and strong throughout the year, a testament to the predictable and reliable nature of the industry.