10 days ago • Posted by William Ramstein
PE exits in Europe show IT leading in relative growth
IT exit volume proportions substantially increased in 2020, hitting a new high. Close to 20% of all exit volume came from the sector, up from 12% a decade ago, predictably mirroring the trend seen in dealmaking. The bulk of PE assets that are actively trading have been in sectors benefiting from the pandemic, such as IT, due to valuations holding steady and, in some cases, rising.