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US PE Middle Market Report

3Q 2018

US PE Middle Market Report

October 24, 2018

US PE Middle Market Report
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The US PE Middle Market Report offers an update on private equity investment into the US middle market, which, as of this quarter, is verging upon record-breaking total deal value, poised to surpass $400 billion for the first time.

Through 3Q 2018, the US PE middle market saw:
  • $311.7 billion total deal value (12.7% YoY increase) across 2,171 deals
  • $134.4 billion total exit value (11.8% YoY decrease) across 609 exits
  • $88.1 billion total capital raised (19.5% YoY increase) across 99 funds

This edition, sponsored by Antares Capital, features a Q&A with Michael Chirillo and Tyler Lindblad in which they discuss evolving credit markets following the global financial crisis and macroeconomic factors impacting middle market growth prospects.