PwC Private equity / Venture capital 2015 Review and 2016 outlook

Mar 2016

In 2015, China's private equity (PE) deployed the largest ever amount of capital on new investments with a total of US$192.1 billion, up 169% on 2014. In total, PE/VC deal values compared to 2014 had grabbed 48% world market share, while globally there was only a nearly 18% increase.

Between 2005 and 2015, the China market has dominated Asian PE, having raised more than US$430 billion (not including allocations from non-China specific funds). In 2015, renminbi fund sizes fell by 7% from the previous year to US$ 19.8 billion. Overall, the proportional sizes of non-renminbi funds and renminbi funds have become relatively consistent.

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