The Pulse of Private Equity – 7/18/2016

US PE sellers slowly reducing inventory of aging portfolio companies

After climbing steadily for several years, the median hold period in the US by private equity firms roughly leveled off between 2013 and 2014. From there, the hold period for companies exited via IPO briefly leapt upward in 2015, only to plunge once more in 2016—more a reflection of the overall scarcity of