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A decade of PE: The rise, fall and rise again of private equity [datagraphic]

Since the mega-buyout boom in the years just prior to the Great Recession, the PE cycle has run nearly a full turn. In clear evidence of cyclicality, the massive tally of capital committed in 2007 contributed to a quicker resurgence in activity from the worst of the crisis.

This graphic was included in the September 2017 edition of PitchBook’s Private Market PlayBook, a collection of our most popular reports, original datagraphics and feature articles covering the key trends in VC, PE and M&A.

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