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Back to blog February 08, 2018 2 Comments Author: Andy Jones

Most Active Private Equity Firms – 2017

The 25 most acquisitive private equity firms closed 14% of the total private equity investments in 2017. Interestingly, 50% of private equity investments were made by firms with only 1, 2 or 3 transactions for the year (compared to 60% in 2016).

25 Most Active Private Equity Firms in 2017

(in order of number of investments made)

  1. KKR & Co.
  2. Carlyle Group
  3. Insight Venture Partners
  4. Business Growth Fund
  5. EQT Partners
  6. General Atlantic
  7. Ardian
  8. TPG
  9. H.I.G. Capital
  10. Warburg Pincus
  11. Idinvest Partners
  12. CPP Investment Board
  13. L Catterton
  14. Bain Capital
  15. LDC
  16. Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
  17. Advent International
  18. Apax Partners
  19. TA Associates
  20. CVC Capital Partners
  21. Riverside Company, The
  22. Summit Partners
  23. Inflexion Private Equity
  24. Foresight Group
  25. New Mountain

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Mike Lorelli 5 years ago

By chance would you have he number of deals for each of them?
Mike Lorelli

Kayode Falowo 5 years ago

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