PitchBook presents the first-ever Crystal Ball Report, drawing from the PitchBook Platform and a survey of prominent industry professionals to provide an overview of what’s in store for private equity dealmakers in 2016. Sponsored by R.R. Donnelley, the report covers a wide span of key topics, ranging from planned fundraising to sources of debt financing.
Highlights of this report include:
Deal volume is likely to decline, attributable in part to increased volatility and sustained high valuations
Access to debt financing will begin to narrow in some cases, with lenders growing more cautious
The vast majority of respondents indicated they were planning to raise funds, with distressed investing popular in particular
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