PE Pulse: key takeaways from 1Q 2024

In this episode of the NextWave Private Equity podcast, Pete Witte reviews trends in the market, the credit environment and how the macro situation will impact dealmaking this year.
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PE Pulse is a quarterly report and corresponding podcast miniseries that provides analysis and insights on private equity market activity and trends. 

Visit to view this quarter’s summary and infographic.  

Key takeaways:

  • Sentiment among PE dealmakers rose in Q1 due to more macro clarity, increased visibility into interest rates and perceived valuation gap.
  • Though tech still dominates sectors, its investment percentage of total deployment dipped slightly in the last 12 months.
  • Rising activity in coming quarters will be boosted by greater availability of financing. 

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Episode 66


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