From Q3 2013 to Q3 2023, healthcare private equity buyouts in Western Europe grew by 9.6x.
Private equity acquired 184 tech companies in North America last quarter and exited only 15.
North America's exit market in particular is showing signs of strength.
Private equity is filling the void left by more-cautious venture capital investors.
Private equity buyout activity is picking up in Western Europe, but lagging North America.
It was the second-most quarterly buyouts ever in North America.
North America continued to lead in global buyout activity in Q2 2023, representing 40% of all buyouts.
Private equity exit activity increased +74% QoQ, ending seven consecutive quarters of declining activity.
Private equity firms deployed $195.1 billion of capital globally in Q2 2023.
Private equity buyout activity hit an all-time high in Western Europe and in the global Services sector.
Healthcare accounted for 47% of all portfolio dollars exited by private equity in Q1 2023.