Here are some highlights from our PE coverage this week:
• Did you know PE investment in the U.S. is on pace for its slowest year since 2012? For more talking points on the state of the industry, click here for a quick summary of our latest U.S. PE Breakdown.
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• Don't miss our recently released European Private Equity Breakdown Report, which covers the region's new record rate for bolt-on activity, trends in exits and fundraising, and much more. Get your free copy today by clicking here.
• We caught up with Jim Lawson, chairman and managing director of Lincoln International, to discuss trends in M&A and the PE middle market. To read the full Q&A, including three strategies PE firms are using to compete with corporate competitors, click here.
• With Bain Capital raising a $2.5 billion Asia-focused fund, we decided to look up the most active U.S. PE shops in the region since 2010. Click here for our findings, along with a snapshot on which countries are attracting the most interest. Premium users can see the underlying data here.