IPOs drive PE exit value in emerging markets up 70% from 2013 to 2015

June 30, 2016

The aggregate private equity exit value in emerging markets has increased substantially in recent years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $47.1 billion in 2015, a 70 per cent increase in those two years.

Of that, initial public offering (IPOs) have been the most common exit route for buyout deals since 2009, followed by trade sales and then sales to GPs, a special report by Preqin on Private Equity in Emerging Markets showed.

The number of private equity-backed buyout deals in emerging markets increased from 529 investments completed in 2008, to 690 in 2011, while the aggregate deal value increased by 16 per cent to $33.6 billion.

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Source: DealStreetAsia