Research

Private Equity Fundraising Is Sitting Pretty in 2017—PitchBook Report

The first half of the year has been good to PE as investors continued to commit capital and funds steadily put their dry powder to work.

Top 10 Metro Areas for Investing in the Middle Market—Malartu Report

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida leads the top ten metro regions for middle-market investment, a new report from Malartu contends.

Back to the Future: GF Data Year-End Report Sees Reprisal of 2014

Following a slow third quarter, middle-market deal activity finished strong in 2015, according to a year-end report released Feb. 12 by data provider GF Data Resources.

PE Funds Have Much Less Systemic Risk Than Hedge Funds—SEC Report

A new SEC report confirms the comparatively low level of systemic risk to the U.S. financial system posed by private equity funds.

Report ‘Positive’ on North American Mid-Market Deals in 2016

The outlook for middle market deal making in 2016 remains largely “positive,” according to a panel of experts polled in a new report commissioned by Mergermarket in association with Firmex.