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Private Market PlayBook

1Q 2018

Private Market PlayBook

March 14, 2018

Private Market PlayBook
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The PitchBook Private Market PlayBook is a quarterly magazine that delivers up-to-date analysis of private markets, with special features of topics relevant to the patterns and trends visible across the asset classes. The 1Q 2018 Private Market PlayBook contains articles on cryptocurrency, fundraising and investing. It includes a market trends section with select PitchBook reports, and a feature on the trillion-dollar question in PE and VC funds.

1Q 2018 Features:

The Feature Story

  • The trillion-dollar question: What does record dry powder mean for PE & VC fund managers? 


  • Meet three tech titans helping lead PE's fundraising boom
  • Data-driven investing: Why 'gut feel' may no longer be good enough 

Market Trends Reports

  • US venture capital & private equity
  • European venture capital & private equity
  • M&A

Analyst Notes

  • A foundational framework for analyzing crypto assets: utility tokens
  • Private equity firms bring creative financing to a untapped sector- private equity