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PitchBook Analyst Note: COVID-19, the Sell-Everything Trade, and the Impact on Private Markets

Q1 2020

PitchBook Analyst Note: COVID-19, the Sell-Everything Trade, and the Impact on Private Markets

March 16, 2020

PitchBook Analyst Note: COVID-19, the Sell-Everything Trade, and the Impact on Private Markets
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This analyst note assesses what’s in store for PE and VC firms in the wake of recent market volatility and an impending economic slowdown due to the coronavirus. Dissecting historical performance and fundraising data, our analysts highlight how private markets have fared in past downturns and discuss the key differences in the newest bear market. The report also discusses how emerging technologies and various startups will help companies and consumers weather the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent effects.

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