US PE Middle Market Report
July 25, 2018
PE firms completed 1,357 middle market (MM) deals totaling $178.5 billion in the first half of 2018, topping last year's 1H performance. The pace of dealmaking remains vigorous, initial public offerings (IPOs) are making a comeback while secondary buyouts (SBOs) continue to flourish, and sizable funds are raising ample sums of cash. PitchBook's 2Q 2018 US PE Middle Market Report recaps key trends informing US PE and perpends factors that could impact the remainder of 2018.