2021 Predictions by Pitchbook summarized below and attaching their detailed report as well.
p. 2 PE Fundraising will surpass $330 billion, setting an all-time high.
p. 3 20% of buyouts will be priced above 20x EBITDA.
p. 4 At least 20 PE-backed companies will enter US public markets through a reverse merger with a SPAC.
p. 5 There will be at least one new type of exit from a GP stakes portfolio in 2021.
p. 6 Carveout deal value will hit the highest level on record.
p. 7 First-time fundraising in the US will be the strongest since the GFC.
p. 8 2020 outlook scorecard
Download their detailed report below.