Across Europe and North America, private equity sellers reaped rich rewards last year, with a decade high of 2,320 completed liquidity events combining for a massive $554 billion in total value. It's hard to overstate how strong the PE seller's market has been over the past few years. In 2014 and 2015 combined, PE-backed exit value eclipsed $1 trillion, as our 2015 Annual PE Exits & Company Inventory Report details.
There are multiple factors behind this phenomenon, some of which we've explored previously. In this particular report, we dive deeper into PE-backed exit activity, providing datasets including:
Exit activity by type and sector
Metrics such as median exit size and multiple
A breakdown of the current PE-backed company inventory
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