Europe Private Equity Report 2024

Deal-making is down across most sectors in Europe except for industrials.

The aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the landscape of private equity and venture capital markets, propelling two remarkable years of fundraising and investments fueled by low interest rates and accessible lending. However, as global economies grappled with rising inflation, 2023 emerged as a year of adjustment, characterized by a slowdown in activity compared to the preceding record years. Despite this deceleration, European markets showed resilience, with signs of a gradual return to pre-pandemic levels, instilling confidence in long-term investments and the capabilities of European managers to sustain returns. Amidst these shifts, understanding the interplay between economic indicators like inflation and market dynamics becomes crucial, as it influences deal financing, valuations, and investor behavior, ultimately shaping the trajectory of private equity activities in Europe and beyond.

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