Since 2000, the number of Private Equity firms is up 143% to 3,530. These firms are raising and deploying record amounts of capital — just over $300 billion in 2016. Prospective investors have more choice than ever before in where to invest their funds.
Companies looking for growth capital have more access than ever, and it is sending valuations through the roof. Today, the difference between success and failure as a private equity company often lies in the quality of the story they tell.