U.S. Companies Driving Big Year for Commercial Services
November 19, 2014
PE investors are on pace for more than an 8% year-over-year increase in commercial services deals worldwide in 2014, according to the PitchBook Platform, setting up what will likely be the industry group's biggest year of the decade. U.S. companies are at the core of that growth, accounting for 500 deals and 57% of global activity in 2014 to date—most since 2007. In the U.S., each region except the Mid-Atlantic has already surpassed its deal count from 2013. To highlight a specific industry globally, environmental services companies have completed 21% more deals than last year.
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This year, nearly 650 PE firms have invested in commercial services companies around the world. Here is a quick look at 2014's top investors and their deal counts, including add-ons: