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Back to blog February 15, 2018 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Top 25 PE Firms Exiting Portfolio Companies

While it’s more common to study the most acquisitive private equity firms, I thought it might also be interesting to look at those firms with the most portfolio company exits in 2017.

The chart below shows the top 25 most active portfolio company sellers. Although they exited more portfolio companies than the other PE firms, these 25 firms were still net acquirers by a small margin (211 investments | 208 exits).

Top 25 Private Equity Firms Selling Portfolio Companies in 2017


Even though these 25 firms were net acquirers of portfolio companies overall, some individual firms were distinctly net sellers, shown in the table below:

Notable Net Sellers     Investments | Exits