A 17-chart breakdown of the US PE industry

By Kyle Stanford
June 6, 2017
In the PitchBook 1Q 2017 US PE Breakdown, our analysts sift through datasets covering deals, exits, fundraising and more to provide a comprehensive picture of the US private equity industry. Below are 17 charts from the report for a snapshot of the coverage:


An expensive market contributes to declining activity


Add-ons show no sign of slowing

Software has grown more popular as of late

Larger deals on the way back


Exit opportunities remain a question mark


Median exit size persisting at high level

Previous exit trends by sector remain


The fundraising cycle continuing strong


Not easy raising a first-time fund

But targets are being hit at a record proportion


To get all the charts from the report, along with our analysis on the trends, download the free 1Q 2017 US PE Breakdown!

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