The Pulse of Private Equity – 6/20/2016

Closing times indicate divergence in company quality

In the first quarter of 2016, most private equity transactions still took between 10 and 14 weeks to close, accounting for 31% of deals completed during that timeframe. However, as illustrated above, the portion of deals that closed in 15 to 20 weeks shot up to near 25% of all activity, while a