Since the beginning of 2012, PE investor activity in financial services companies has grown by over 21% globally, according to the PitchBook Platform. While U.S. deals still account for over 50% of completed transactions in the space, European deal flow has strengthened significantly since 2012, rising over 80% by the end of 2014 and accounting for nearly 36% of PE deals last year. More than 430 investors have been active in the space since 2012, with over 100 having completed at least one deal in the last six months.
Top PE investors in financial services since 2012 and their deal counts (incl. add-ons):