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Interestingly, about 50% of 2014's activity has involved U.S. companies, with the country on pace for perhaps its strongest year in proportion to the rest of the world. In contrast, U.S. targets accounted for less than 35% of logistics investments in 2013, trumped by Europe’s almost 60%. European companies have dropped to nearly half that percentage this year. Add-ons have slightly increased, indicating PE's shift toward platform building.
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