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What will the total deal value be of all the US Private Equity deals in billions of US$, in 2020?
Private equity typically refers to investment funds, generally organized as limited partnerships, that buy and restructure companies that are not publicly traded.
As with most other economic activity in the United States, private equity has been impacted by the Covid-19. Some mechanisms through which the pandemic is affecting activity on private markets include increased uncertainty about the long-run prospects of businesses, and a general economic slump that affects company valuations.
Total annual private equity deal value is tracked by Pitchbook, a financial data company. Previous total annual private equity deal values were, according to Pitchbook, were:
- 2008: $312
- 2009: $138
- 2010: $284
- 2011: $336
- 2012: $375
- 2013: $434
- 2014 $544
- 2015 $512
- 2016 $610
- 2017 $629
- 2018 $730
- 2019 $678
All in billions of 2019 US$.
What will the total deal value be of all the US PE deals in billions of US$, in 2020?
This question resolves on the basis of Pitchbook data, in terms of 2020 US$.
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