Global Private Equity Plunges in March in Another Sign of Faltering Economy

Global private equity deal value and volume cratered in March as well as during the entire first quarter.

According to S&P Global Market Intelligence, March PE deals vaporized – dropping by 37.1% year over year. During March 2023, $63.42 billion was raised in contrast to the $100.86 billion in March 2022. The number of deals dropped by 48.9%, or from 1733 in 2022 to 885 in 2023.

During Q1, the total value sank to $122.81 billion in comparison to Q1 2022, of $238.91 billion. Deal count during Q1 went from 5017 in 2022 to 2873 in 2023.

S&P reports that the US and Canada posted the highest deal values in March, with $41.07 billion across 274 transactions.

Asia-Pacific came in second with $15.17 billion across 264 deals, followed by Europe, with a combined value of $6.92 billion across 317 deals.


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