The Pulse of Private Equity – 2/13/2017

Will elevated US PE inventory contribute to continued secondary buyout activity?

It is difficult to get a sense of just how many middle-market companies there are in the US, which is a critical statistic to have on hand when analyzing the impact of the heightened private equity inventory. According to a recent installment of the Middle Market Power Index from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet, there were 182,578 firms that had between $10 million and $999 million in revenue in 2016…