2014 Posts Highest 1Q Capital Invested Total in Years
April 09, 2014
From a bird's eye view, 1Q 2014 was one of the more robust first quarters for private equity investment in recent memory, at least in terms of capital invested. The $108 billion invested in 1Q 2014 in the U.S. eclipsed the first quarters of every year going back to 2009. Offering insight into this data point and recent trends in the PE space, PitchBook has released its 2Q 2014 U.S. Private Equity Breakdown report. Powered by the PitchBook Platform and sponsored by Merrill DataSite and NewStar Financial, this report offers data-driven analysis on deal flow, investment trends, exit activity and fundraising activity.
This report includes:
• Investments by deal size, industry and region
• Buyout multiples and debt percentages
• Exits and fundraising overviews
• League tables