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Canadian PE & VC FactBook

1H 2018

Canadian PE & VC FactBook

June 12, 2018

Canadian PE & VC FactBook
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The 1H 2018 Canadian PE & VC FactBook presents a deep, data-driven review of the latest trends characterizing the Canadian private equity and venture capital landscapes, ranging from dealmaking to fundraising. With a rich array of datasets featured, our analysts have presented incisive insights to accompany each section, teasing out whatever is most notable, such as:

Key highlights:

  • Healthcare services & systems are attracting more VC interest, growing from 2% of volume in 2017 to 7% in 2018.
  • Thus far in 2018, venture-backed exits have slumped.
  • Also on the liquidity event front, PE-backed exit volume has trended downward as of late.
  • PE activity in IT is burgeoning, however, exceeding 25% of Canadian PE activity by count in 2018 to date.