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1Q 2018European PE Breakdown
European PE Breakdown
Following three consecutive years of strong activity, European PE deal flow declined substantially in the first quarter of 2018. However, that could be a temporal anomaly—a flurry of announced deals have yet to close. In our 1Q 2018 European PE Breakdown, our analysts delve into what is behind the decline in dealmaking on the continent, analyzing activity by region, size, sector and more, including a spotlight on the Nordics.
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Morningstar-PitchBook Blockchain Observer: April 2018

2Q 2018

Morningstar-PitchBook Blockchain Observer: April 2018

Blockchain and distributed ledger technology continues to attract ample attention. We’ve published plentiful research around the growth and use cases that have stemmed from the tech, along with the uprising we’ve seen around token-generating events. As our coverage has primarily focused on the intersection between blockchain and crypto assets and the venture investment ecosystem, thorough research around the broad applications and threats that blockchain as a technology poses for established sectors and companies should also be reviewed with a detailed lens. In the first collaboration of more to come, we’ve joined forces with our parent company, Morningstar, to examine the aforementioned impact blockchain has on the broader market.

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Global League Tables

1Q 2018

Global League Tables

PitchBook's 1Q 2018 Global League Tables is the comprehensive ranking of private equity and venture capital activity worldwide for the last quarter.

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VC Valuations Report

1Q 2018

VC Valuations Report

Thus far in 2018, the late stage has seen the most dramatic increase in median pre-money valuations: a push to $75 million, a 19% increase over 2017s figure.

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M&A Report

1Q 2018

M&A Report

PitchBook's 1Q 2018 M&A Report explores how the slow start to the year in terms of M&A volume may be belied by underlying factors, which point to resurgent activity in the rest of the year.

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European Venture Report

1Q 2018

European Venture Report

The 1Q 2018 European Venture Report uses data sourced from the PitchBook Platform to analyse trends surrounding Europe's venture landscape.

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US PE Middle Market Report

1Q 2018

US PE Middle Market Report

One quarter into 2018, the US middle market continues to enjoy active interest from PE dealmakers on a historical basis, even if the overall tallies of activity were muted relative to a torrid, record-setting 2018. In our 1Q 2018 US PE Middle Market Report, PitchBook research analysts pore through our datasets in order to uncover what may have contributed to that decline and how it may shape the year going forward. The report also includes insights from sponsor Antares Capital and co-sponsor Chubb, covering trends within the middle-market lending space and cyber risks for dealmakers to consider, respectively.

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PitchBook Analyst Note: Additive Dealmaking

2Q 2018

PitchBook Analyst Note: Additive Dealmaking

Add-ons have only become more and more popular in recent years, with our most recent US PE Breakdown revealing that they comprised no less than 70% of all US buyout activity during 1Q 2018. Our latest analyst note, Additive Dealmaking, explores the primary drivers behind this surge in the popularity of add-ons, as well as how the overall buy-and-build strategy has evolved.

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US PE Breakdown

1Q 2018

US PE Breakdown

Two-thirds of all US PE buyouts is a hefty proportion, but 1Q figures saw PE firms shatter any notion that was as high as they could ever go. In the 1Q 2018 US PE Breakdown, our research analysts delve through the latest datasets to examine PE firms' unquenched enthusiasm for buy-and-build.

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PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor

1Q 2018

PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor

The 1Q 2018 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, produced in partnership with Silicon Valley Bank, Perkins Coie and Solium, is the definitive review of the US venture capital ecosystem.

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Venture Capital Outlook: 1Q Follow-Up

2018

Venture Capital Outlook: 1Q Follow-Up

As 2018 kicked off, PitchBook’s venture capital research analysts provided our outlook on key themes that would shape the venture landscape throughout the year. Here we take a look at how our themes have played out early in 2018.

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