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Back to blog June 02, 2022 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Private Equity Growth Investments – by Industry

Private equity firms are more willing to make minority growth investment compared to prior years. However, based on data from our M&A Research Database, PE firms show distinct industry preferences for these growth investments.

The graph below shows the industry preferences for PE minority growth investments in 2021 only.

Private Equity Growth Investments - by Industry

It’s noteworthy that tech companies (Software + Technology + E-commerce + Digital Solutions + AI + Data) constitute half of the private equity growth investments. That is, for growth investments, PE firms have a preference for companies that scale.

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