EY monitors record activity


The annual EY Private Equity & Venture Capital Monitor was released this month, and was characterised by a record level of overall activity of $1.7b in the year to 31 December 2018.

This was an increase of $709.3m from 2017’s $989.6m, and significantly above the $870.2m average since the survey began in 2003.

Total investment activity in 2018 was $1.1b, spread across 62 deals. This was up $218m from 2017, driven by a higher average deal value in 2018 ($17.6m) compared to 2017 ($12.9m).

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