Middle Market Share of U.S. Buyouts Hits 78% in 1Q
April 21, 2015
PE activity in the U.S. is increasingly concentrated in the middle market. In fact, 1Q 2015 saw the middle market's share of activity hit nearly 80%, a record percentage. Sponsored by PwC and co-sponsored by Madison Capital Funding, our 2Q 2015 U.S. Private Equity Middle Market Report dives deep into trends across buyout activity falling in the $25 million to $1 billion range. Click here to download it for free and access analysis of key data points such as:
Capital invested in 1Q fell from the heights seen in 2014, but activity was strong with 418 completed deals.
$33 billion was raised across 32 vehicles in 1Q.
Activity in the lower middle market—$25 million to $100 million—rebounded after a slow 4Q 2014 to 146 completed deals.