Total amount of investments of private equity companies in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2016
(in million euros)
Total investment of private equity firms on the British market 2007-2016
The statistic illustrates the total amount of investments of the private equity companies based in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2016. Private equity is the OTC provision of equity capital through private or institutional investments with the participation of companies in another company for a limited time in order to generate financial benefits. It can be seen that total private equity investments fluctuated overall during the period under observation, reaching a value of over 15.2 billion euros as of 2016. The largest total value of private equity investments was found in 2007, when total private equity investment of more than 35 billion euros was recorded.
Total amount of investments of private equity companies in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2016
(in million euros)
Total investment in million euros
201615,208.09
201520,897.68
201416,119.03
201316,316.27
201216,532.1
201121,171.61
201020,815.62
20099,816.63
200822,791.56
200735,040.27
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Source

Release date

July 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2007 to 2016

Supplementary notes

According to the source: "Private equity is a form of equity investment into private companies not listed on the stock exchange. It is a medium to long-term investment, characterized by active ownership. Venture capital is a type of private equity focused on start-up companies. Venture capital funds back entrepreneurs with innovative ideas."

Total investment of private equity firms on the British market 2007-2016
The statistic illustrates the total amount of investments of the private equity companies based in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2016. Private equity is the OTC provision of equity capital through private or institutional investments with the participation of companies in another company for a limited time in order to generate financial benefits. It can be seen that total private equity investments fluctuated overall during the period under observation, reaching a value of over 15.2 billion euros as of 2016. The largest total value of private equity investments was found in 2007, when total private equity investment of more than 35 billion euros was recorded.
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