The Pulse of Private Equity – 12/14/2020

Middle market rebound in Q3


PE activity saw a healthy rebound in Q3, which was expected, according to PitchBook’s just-released Q3 Middle Market Report. An estimated $115.6 billion was invested last quarter, a 66% jump over Q2’s disastrous $69.6 billion tally. Volume also reversed course, with 711 transactions in Q3 and a 50% increase over the second quarter.