The private equity landscape remains difficult for the buyer amid soaring multiples and fierce competition, and yet, despite the circumstances, firms are still on the hunt.
Using the PitchBook Platform, we’ve ranked 2015’s most active PE investors so far, including both completed and announced deals but excluding real estate transactions. While the B2B sector has been steadily capturing a larger and larger share of overall activity, it’s interesting to see some of the biggest PE shops increasingly targeting financial services, due in large part to consolidation in the insurance industry (more on that topic here).
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