The Pulse of Private Equity – 7/17/2017

PE is consolidating, but why now?


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It wasn’t by much, but the US private equity field shrank last year for the first time in over a decade. By year-end, 4,248 PE firms still had their lights on, a 1.3% decline from year-end 2015. Industry observers have been predicting consolidation since at least 2009,