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3Q 2018Blockchain Market Map
Blockchain Market Map
Blockchain technology is developing at a rapid clip. To address the evolution of this nascent technology, we present an updated version of our blockchain market map. Following the explosion of crypto-trading at the end of 2017, blockchain startups have rapidly expanded their investment-related products. As specific use cases and areas of demand have emerged, startups have adapted to meet both regulatory concerns and consumer demands. Subsequently, we’ve seen a flush of investment go toward startups focusing on crypto-investment, compliance and enterprise solutions, among the multiple segments demarcated within the market map.
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PitchBook Analyst Note: For the Longest Time

2Q 2018

PitchBook Analyst Note: For the Longest Time

Our latest research note from PitchBook private equity analysts delves into long-dated private equity fund structures, exploring why their incidence has increased as of late in the market, and how their mechanics shift typical fund cycle paradigms.

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US PE Lending League Tables

1Q 2018

US PE Lending League Tables

PitchBook's 1Q 2018 US PE Lending League Tables prioritized accuracy over rapidity and restricted the scope to our most comprehensive areas of coverage, and detail our methodology comprehensively in the full tables.

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Morningstar-PitchBook Blockchain Observer: April 2018

2Q 2018

Morningstar-PitchBook Blockchain Observer: April 2018

Blockchain and distributed ledger technology continues to attract ample attention. We’ve published plentiful research around the growth and use cases that have stemmed from the tech, along with the uprising we’ve seen around token-generating events. As our coverage has primarily focused on the intersection between blockchain and crypto assets and the venture investment ecosystem, thorough research around the broad applications and threats that blockchain as a technology poses for established sectors and companies should also be reviewed with a detailed lens. In the first collaboration of more to come, we’ve joined forces with our parent company, Morningstar, to examine the aforementioned impact blockchain has on the broader market.

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European PE Breakdown

1Q 2018

European PE Breakdown

Following three consecutive years of strong activity, European PE deal flow declined substantially in the first quarter of 2018. However, that could be a temporal anomaly—a flurry of announced deals have yet to close. In our 1Q 2018 European PE Breakdown, our analysts delve into what is behind the decline in dealmaking on the continent, analyzing activity by region, size, sector and more, including a spotlight on the Nordics.

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Global League Tables

1Q 2018

Global League Tables

PitchBook's 1Q 2018 Global League Tables is the comprehensive ranking of private equity and venture capital activity worldwide for the last quarter.

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VC Valuations Report

1Q 2018

VC Valuations Report

Thus far in 2018, the late stage has seen the most dramatic increase in median pre-money valuations: a push to $75 million, a 19% increase over 2017's figure.

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M&A Report

1Q 2018

M&A Report

PitchBook's 1Q 2018 M&A Report explores how the slow start to the year in terms of M&A volume may be belied by underlying factors, which point to resurgent activity in the rest of the year.

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European Venture Report

1Q 2018

European Venture Report

The 1Q 2018 European Venture Report uses data sourced from the PitchBook Platform to analyse trends surrounding Europe's venture landscape.

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US PE Middle Market Report

1Q 2018

US PE Middle Market Report

One quarter into 2018, the US middle market continues to enjoy active interest from PE dealmakers on a historical basis, even if the overall tallies of activity were muted relative to a torrid, record-setting 2018. In our 1Q 2018 US PE Middle Market Report, PitchBook research analysts pore through our datasets in order to uncover what may have contributed to that decline and how it may shape the year going forward. The report also includes insights from sponsor Antares Capital and co-sponsor Chubb, covering trends within the middle-market lending space and cyber risks for dealmakers to consider, respectively.

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PitchBook Analyst Note: Additive Dealmaking

2Q 2018

PitchBook Analyst Note: Additive Dealmaking

Add-ons have only become more and more popular in recent years, with our most recent US PE Breakdown revealing that they comprised no less than 70% of all US buyout activity during 1Q 2018. Our latest analyst note, Additive Dealmaking, explores the primary drivers behind this surge in the popularity of add-ons, as well as how the overall buy-and-build strategy has evolved.

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