The private equity dealmaking landscape remains complex. Are current multiples still so high they are potentially depressing future returns? Given the broader economic backdrop, how are PE fund managers expecting their recently acquired portfolio companies to perform, and what actions are they taking to achieve those results?
PitchBook's 2017 Global PE Deal Multiples Report: Part I draws from our quarterly survey of PE investors around the world to assess their sentiment regarding the current transactional marketplace, as well as amplify PitchBook data on investment metrics such as EV/EBITDA multiples. This latest report is augmented by brand-new questions gauging participants' sentiment and expectations around current prices, while also showcasing more statistics around the specific survey population.
Report Highlights Include:
- Deal multiples
- Statistics on buyers' anticipated revenues
- Debt and equity breakdowns
- Detailed analysis of shifts in transaction prices within broader deal flow