9 Predictions for Middle Market Private Equity in 2019

January 2019

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In recent years, competition has been steadily increasing in the private equity market to peak levels.

As investors seek greater transparency and better returns with lower fees, the resulting low-price
environment is leaving many private equity sponsors needing to do more with less. Though more deals are closing, the race for qualified acquisitions has been more aggressive than ever. In addition, tax reform, regulatory and political changes are significantly shifting the rules of the road. Meanwhile, digital transformation is revolutionizing how organizations conduct business, but requires strategic adaptation to ensure that innovation remains sustainable. The way in which the industry responds will dictate its fate in
the years to come.