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PitchBook Private Equity and Venture Capital Trends Reports

PitchBook publishes multiple report series that offer critical insight and analyses on trends in the private equity and venture capital industries. Powered by the same comprehensive research available in the PitchBook Platform, PitchBook's reports range from quarterly industry breakdowns to more specific reviews, such as exits and fund returns.
1Q 2015
Featured Report
March 24, 2015
1Q 2015 Global PE Deal Multiples & Trends Report
PitchBook has published its 1Q 2015 Global PE Deal Multiples and Trends Report, which employs data sourced from the PitchBook Platform and surveys of private equity dealmakers to analyze current deal structuring and investment multiples in the PE industry. Sponsored by Hilco Global and co-sponsored by NewStar Financial and Toppan Vite, the report examines PE deal-making through several lenses, including EBITDA and TTM revenue multiples, debt-to-equity ratios, closing times and fees.
Featured Report
March 23, 2015
1H 2015 VC Valuations & Trends Report
PitchBook has released its 1H 2015 VC Valuations & Trends Report, which offers insight into a decade of VC valuations, financings and series terms. Powered by the PitchBook Platform and over 20,000 valuations of VC-backed companies, this report offers data-driven analysis of venture capital valuations in 2014.
Featured Report
March 17, 2015
1H 2015 VC Liquidity Report
PitchBook has released its 1H 2015 VC Liquidity Report, which offers insight into the most recent trends in U.S. venture capital exit activity. The data is broken down by several metrics, including exits by type, sector, exit valuations and overall exit activity by quarter and year. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, this report offers data-driven analysis of U.S. VC exit activity in 2014, as well as over the last decade.
Breakdown Report
March 10, 2015
2015 Annual M&A Report
Offering insight into recent trends in the M&A landscape, PitchBook has released its inaugural M&A Report. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, this report offers data-driven analysis on deal flow, investment trends for strategic and private equity buyers and sector breakdowns of M&A activity.
Featured Report
March 6, 2015
2015 PE & VC Global League Table Report
PitchBook has released its second annual Private Equity & Venture Capital League Table Report, which highlights the most active investors and service providers in the private equity and venture capital industries over the past year. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, this report ranks firms from around the globe on a wide range of criteria.
Featured Report
March 5, 2015
McGladrey & PitchBook Spotlight on Information Technology 1Q 2015
McGladrey has published its Spotlight Profile for the IT industry. Powered by data from the PitchBook Platform, the report offers in-depth insight and analysis of U.S. M&A and private equity deal activity, PE exits, IPO activity and public-to-private deal flow in the industry.
Featured Report
March 5, 2015
McGladrey & PitchBook Spotlight on Healthcare 1Q 2015
McGladrey has published its Spotlight Profile for the healthcare industry. Powered by data from the PitchBook Platform, the report offers in-depth insight and analysis of U.S. M&A and private equity deal activity, PE exits, IPO activity and public-to-private deal flow in the industry.
Featured Report
March 4, 2015
1Q 2015 Global PE & VC Benchmarking Report
PitchBook has released its quarterly Global Private Equity and Venture Capital Benchmarking Report. Powered by data from the PitchBook Platform and sponsored by R.R. Donnelley, this report examines more than a decade of global PE and VC fund performance. To provide the most comprehensive picture possible, several metrics are featured in this report, including IRRs, fund return multiples and fund cash flows.
Featured Report
March 3, 2015
McGladrey & PitchBook Spotlight on Business Products and Services 1Q 2015
McGladrey has published its Spotlight Profile for the B2B industry. Powered by data from the PitchBook Platform, the report offers in-depth insight and analysis of U.S. M&A and private equity deal activity, PE exits, IPO activity and public-to-private deal flow in the industry.
Featured Report
March 3, 2015
McGladrey & PitchBook Spotlight on Consumer Products and Services 1Q 2015
McGladrey has published its Spotlight Profile for the B2C industry. Powered by data from the PitchBook Platform, the report offers in-depth insight and analysis of U.S. M&A and private equity deal activity, PE exits, IPO activity and public-to-private deal flow in the industry.
Featured Report
February 18, 2015
1H 2015 Global PE Exits & Company Inventory Report
PitchBook has published its 1H 2015 Global PE Exits & Company Inventory Report. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, this report examines a decade of exits from PE-backed companies, including corporate acquisitions, IPOs and secondary buyouts. In addition, the report draws on thousands of individual company profiles to provide a comprehensive analysis of the more than 10,000 global companies currently under majority ownership by private equity firms.
Featured Report
February 11, 2015
1H 2015 PE & VC Fundraising & Capital Overhang Report
PitchBook has released 1H 2015 PE & VC Fundraising & Capital Overhang Report, which examines U.S.-based fundraising for all types of private equity and venture capital funds, including buyout, growth, restructuring, energy and mezzanine. The report also looks at the amount of dry powder PE and VC investors currently have available to invest. Trends are examined through several lenses, such as fund size, vintage year and time spent fundraising.
Featured Report
February 5, 2015
2015 Private Equity ESG Survey Report
Drawing on information from more than 140 GP and LP respondents, PitchBook’s 2015 Private Equity ESG Survey examines how a broad spectrum of PE professionals are addressing various ESG issues at both the firm and portfolio company levels. Sponsored by RR Donnelley, this report reveals what’s driving the push towards ESG initiatives, identifies a set of best practices, and offers a host of resources for investors looking to bolster their ESG program.
Featured Report
January 23, 2015
2015 Annual U.S. Private Equity Middle Market Report
Offering insight into recent trends in the PE space, PitchBook has released its 2015 Annual U.S. Private Equity Middle Market Report. Powered by the PitchBook Platform and sponsored by Madison Capital Funding, Toppan Vite and ACG, this report offers in-depth analysis on PE buyouts falling in the $25 million to $1 billion range. With a special focus on 2014, this report looks at deal flow, investments, exits and fundraising over the course of the last decade, providing insight to the overall climate of the industry, as well as data-based predictions for the future of middle-market activity.
Breakdown Report
January 21, 2015
2015 Annual European Private Equity Breakdown Report
Offering insight into recent trends in the European PE space, PitchBook has released its 2015 Annual European Private Equity Breakdown Report. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, this report offers data-driven analysis on European deal flow, investment trends, exit activity and an overview of recent fundraising activity.
Featured Report
January 15, 2015
2015 Annual U.S. Venture Industry Report
PitchBook has released its 2015 Annual U.S. Venture Industry Report, which offers insight into the most recent trends in VC deal-making, valuations, exits and fundraising. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, this report offers data-driven analysis of venture capital activity in 2014, as well as over the last decade.
Breakdown Report
January 9, 2015
2015 Annual U.S. Private Equity Breakdown Report
Offering insight into recent trends in the PE space, PitchBook has released its Annual U.S. Private Equity Breakdown Report. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, this report offers data-driven analysis on deal flow, investment trends, exit activity and an overview of the year's fundraising activity.