Kevin Dowd March 31, 2016
Everyone knows that Silicon Valley is the thrumming heartbeat of venture capital. But as it turns out, the West Coast of the U.S. is also home to an ever-rising amount of private equity activity. Last year saw an all-time high of 626 deals completed in the region, according to the PitchBook Platform, a 5% YoY increase from 2014—that despite deal count declining in the U.S. as a whole. Over a slightly longer timespan, 2015 activity on the West Coast rose 22% from just two years prior.
Here are some other notable data points from the region:
There’s plenty more information to explore. PitchBook Platform users can access all our PE data on the West Coast, or change the search parameters to target any other region around the globe.
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