In the annual edition of this report, our analysts examine key trends across deals, exits and fundraising in the US PE middle market in 2019. Deal activity crossed $500 billion for the first time in the year while exit activity continued its decline to multi-year lows. Fundraising posted a more than 25% increase in capital raised in 2019, marking the first time that middle-market fundraising broke $130 billion. In addition, this report delves into the sectors where dealmakers are focusing their attention, namely recession-resistant (healthcare) or high-growth (tech) areas.
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