Growth Capital Is All the Rage, Venture Capital Goes Out of Style

A recent study by Probitas Partners surveyed 98 institutional investors in efforts to uncover changing private equity industry trends between 2007 and 2018. In 2017, the top five private equity sectors garnering attention from institutional investors were U.S. middle-market buyouts, with 49% of institutional investors targeting the sector, followed by European middle-market buyouts at 42%, U.S. venture capital at 34%, distressed debt at 30% and Asian funds at 25%...