Top Industries of Stated Interest for PE Firms
The single best metric of a private equity firm’s appetite for a particular industry is the constitution of their portfolio – investments they have already made. For this, we produce a monthly PE Industry Trends report, based on completed private equity deals.
We also summarized the Top 10 Industries for PE Platform Investments in 2021, based on deals closed.
While Manufacturing & Distribution was the most sought after industry among PE firms (by stated industry of interest) in 2021, Software deals actually topped the list of completed deals.