Private Equity Investment Trends in Software & SaaS Companies
As we reported in our year-end review: Top 10 Industries for PE Platform Investments in 2020, Software was the #1 industry of interest for private equity firms in 2020, as a percentage of all PE platform acquisitions.
The graphs below show the steep increase in private equity acquisitions in both Software and SaaS companies.
Many SaaS companies have benefited from the cultural shift of working from home, both in terms of increased demand for their service and their quick adaptability to continue operations working remotely. In fact, many of these recently acquired SaaS companies enable or support a work-from-home model.