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Quantitative Perspectives: US Private Equity During Economic Turmoil

Q2 2020

Quantitative Perspectives: US Private Equity During Economic Turmoil

April 30, 2020

Quantitative Perspectives: US Private Equity During Economic Turmoil
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The US private equity industry continues to grapple with how to properly manage through this unprecedented period of economic distress caused by COVID-19. In the first report of its kind, our analysts provide a fully quantitative retrospective of the US private equity landscape during the previous recession, as well as a forward-looking assessment of what we expect to occur during the coming one. Our analysts forecast material declines in deal flow, an uptick in portfolio company bankruptcies and an increased proportion of fund manager collapses. They also explore the implications this market will have on exit activity and fundraising, among other items.