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H1 Update: Private equity faces bear market

H1 Update: Private equity faces bear market

August 2022 | The first-ever Private Equity Wire Performance Insight Report, looking back on a challenging first half of 2022. In the year through June, private equity benchmark returns began a descent from their post-pandemic high, global dealmaking plummeted compared to 2021, and the IPO market ground to the slowest pace in several years.
The ‘H1 Update: Private equity faces bear market’ special report comprises zero separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
Average returns across private equity have come off their 2021 peak. Fund managers say portfolios remain resilient and, in a recession, the asset class can still outperform… Private equity benchmark returns have begun a descent from their post-pandemic high.  Average
A marked slowdown in private equity dealmaking so far this year is expected to impact the second half. A buying opportunity may await, but sellers must adjust their valuations expectations first… Global dealmaking by private equity funds has plummeted in
The first half of 2022 has been one of the worst in recent memory for IPO exits. With large amounts of liquidity still in the M&A market, an acceleration of exits to private strategic buyers may follow… With the IPO
Though benchmark returns may be slowing after two years of record returns, limited partners still favour the asset class over public markets… While nearly 50% of firms surveyed in the latest Private Equity Wire survey believe that returns in PE

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