The Pulse of Private Equity – 9/21/2020

Healthcare investment outpaces overall PE market


PE activity in the healthcare space has outpaced the broader PE market since 2009. A new PitchBook analyst note, to be released tomorrow morning, chronicles the trend: tailwinds include an aging population, an uptick in global per capita healthcare spending, strong growth rates and attractive margin profiles, and a perpetually fragmented industry in need of consolidation.