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2017 AnnualEuropean PE Breakdown
European PE Breakdown
European PE had a banner year, seeing the second-highest tally of deal value yet recorded. PitchBook's 2017 Annual European PE Breakdown reviews all the key factors impacting PE fund managers across the continent, assessing the impact of macro factors ranging from economic growth to policy shifts.
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PitchBook Venture Ecosystem FactBook: Boston

2017

PitchBook Venture Ecosystem FactBook: Boston

PitchBook's 2017 Venture Ecosystem FactBook: Boston utilizes the PitchBook Platform to delve deeply into venture activity, exits and fundraising within the Boston MSA, contextualizing VC trends within a snapshot of the current economic scene. Analyzing local trends in VC investment by tapping an ecosystem-centric framework, the publication draws from local perspectives and extant PitchBook research to present a snapshot of where the Boston venture and startup ecosystem currently stands.

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Canadian PE & VC Breakdown: II

2017

Canadian PE & VC Breakdown: II

Over recent years, the Canadian private equity and venture capital industries followed much the same pattern as worldwide markets. The Canadian PE and VC industries have shown continued strength through the first three quarters of 2017. While deal counts for both asset classes have tapered from 2015 highs, larger deal sizes have supported robust deal value levels.

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Global League Tables

3Q 2017

Global League Tables

PitchBook's 3Q 2017 Global League Tables is the comprehensive ranking of private equity and venture capital activity worldwide for the third quarter of the year.

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European PE Breakdown

3Q 2017

European PE Breakdown

European PE activity continues to mirror much of what we see in the United States, with deal and exit counts continuing to decrease year-over-year. Much like last quarter, the fundraising cycle remains hot. If the current pace holds, 2017 will mark a new record for capital commitments—even outpacing 2007.

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Analyst Note: No Longer a Secondary Concern

4Q 2017

Analyst Note: No Longer a Secondary Concern

In our latest analyst note, we explore the history of the secondary market and its rampant growth in recent years, with a record $34 billion raised so far in 2017.

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M&A Report

3Q 2017

M&A Report

After a record-setting year in 2016, M&A activity in North America and Europe has totaled $1.42 trillion across 13,972 deals through 3Q 2017, declines of 19% and 23% from the same period last year. But as the cycle winds down, and private markets become increasingly institutionalized, are we due for a mild correction or a longer-term reset? Our 3Q 2017 M&A Report delves into multiple datasets to explore these emerging themes, ranging from transaction multiples to M&A by geography.

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Private Equity Analyst Note: Feels Like the First Time

4Q 2017

Private Equity Analyst Note: Feels Like the First Time

PitchBook's latest analyst note devoted to private equity explores first-time PE funds in depth, ranging from forecasting future fundraising to their performance relative to more established fund managers, especially as recently launched vintages are seeing first-time funds outperform follow-on vehicles.

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European Venture Report

3Q 2017

European Venture Report

Late-stage capital has long been more difficult for maturing European startups to raise, yet 39 VC financings of 25 million+ were closed during 3Q across Europe and Israel, the highest quarterly total in the past decade.

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US PE Breakdown

3Q 2017

US PE Breakdown

The 3Q 2017 US Private Equity Breakdown, sponsored by Merrill Corporation and co-sponsored by Twin Brook Capital Partners, Murray Devine and BKD, analyzes the current status of each phase of the US PE cycle, from investing to fundraising.

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PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor

3Q 2017

PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor

Through 3Q, 2017 is on pace to see the highest number of $100 million+ VC rounds in the past decade. As late-stage companies have benefited from sustained injections of VC, the industry's traditional exit timelines have pushed out further and further. But how long can this trend persist?

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