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Private Market PlayBook

3Q 2019

Private Market PlayBook

September 12, 2019

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 feature 

21st century moonshot
Bezos, Musk and the new VC-fueled quest to explore the stars


  • Do not pass go: Regulating Big Tech would risk dismantling startup exit routes
  • How private equity is involved in baseball's juiciest conspiracy theory 
  • Robots are ready to sort our trash, but will VCs be interested in the messy world of recycling?

Analyst insights

  • Direct Alpha
  • Sovereign wealth funds overview
  • Raising the GP stakes
  • Pursuit of growth turns outward
  • SPACS in space

Market trends

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

This edition of PitchBook's Private Market PlayBook was sponsored by Twin Brook Capital Partners, Insight2Profit, SRS Acquiom and Fox Rothschild.