Snapshot of deal activity in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions and Equity Capital Market deals in H1 2023.
During the first half of 2023, PE investment activity slowed considerably. Funding activity, impacted by liquidity crunch, resulted in just 541 deals.
For PE and VC funds, the first 6 months of the year 2023 were challenging, with the lowest number of funds launching in the last 5 years. Even the PE exit activity reached a reached a 5 year low in H1 2023.
Owing to global challenges from rising interest rates and inflation, even the M&A activity fell in the first half of 2023. On the other hand, deal activity in the Equity Capital Markets reached an all-time high in H1 2023.
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