The Pulse of Private Equity – 10/8/2018

Foreign investment in the spotlight


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Foreign PE investment in US-based companies has been strong going back to 2014. And consistent. Since 2014, non-US investors were involved in about 12% of all US-based PE investments per year. The US private equity market is easily the most developed market available, and while the European and Asian markets steadily play catchup, it’s not surprising to see a consistent amount of foreign investment over the years. Many of these transactions involve Canadian firms, which have a much smaller supply of targets to work with compared to their neighbors. To be sure,