Private Equity Wire Names PitchBook as Best Research Provider
March 20, 2019
SEATTLE, March 20, 2019 -- PitchBook, the premier data provider for the private and public equity markets, announced today it has been named the Best Research Provider by Private Equity Wire, as part of its 2019 Private Equity Wire Awards. Private Equity Wire is a leading publication serving institutional investors, wealth managers, investment managers and advisers across all asset classes. The Private Equity Wire Awards are based on a 'peer review system' whereby Private Equity Wire's readers elect a 'best in class' in a series of categories via an online survey. Categories include, best private equity managers, investors, consultants, advisers and service providers. Audiences recognized the value of the PitchBook platform to fundraise faster, build custom benchmarks, source investments targets, conduct smarter due diligence, plot exits and ultimately drive value for portfolio companies.
"At PitchBook, our mission is to deliver a better way for our clients to do their job," said John Gabbert, CEO and founder of PitchBook. "Winning the Private Equity Wire award for Best Research Provider based on client and peer voting is a tremendous honor and validates our dedication to providing the highest quality data and unparalleled customer service."
Since launching in 2007, PitchBook has become the go-to resource for data and research on the private financial markets, including private equity, venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions. The PitchBook Platform, mobile app, API and analyst research empowers users to make informed investment and business decisions by surfacing hard-to-find financial data on companies, investors, funds, LPs and service providers. PitchBook is one of the fastest growing financial information companies in the world, having seen a 65% increase in customer base in 2018 alone and nearly doubling global headcount since 2016. For PE firms in particular, the PitchBook Platform has informed some of the most influential deals in the space with its mission-critical intelligence and real-time private- and public-market data that allow PE firms attract and retain the best investors, identify and vet investments and generate market-beating returns.
PitchBook is a financial data and software company that provides transparency into the capital markets to help professionals discover and execute opportunities with confidence and efficiency. PitchBook collects and analyzes detailed data on the entire venture capital, private equity and M&A landscape—including public and private companies, investors, funds, investments, exits and people. The company's data and analysis are available through the PitchBook Platform, industry news and in-depth reports. Founded in 2007, PitchBook has offices in Seattle, San Francisco, New York and London and serves more than 23,000 professionals around the world. In 2016, Morningstar acquired PitchBook, which now operates as an independent subsidiary.